Verla “Vickie” Guastella, 93, of St. Louis Missouri, passed away on Sunday, August 12th, 2018, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Road Affton, MO 63123 on Tuesday, August 14, 10:30 a.m. until funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Interment Sunset Memorial Park, 10180 Gravois Road Affton, MO 63123.
Vickie was born in Parma, Missouri on May 25, 1925, to the late Della and Harvey Parker. Vickie was a devoted wife to the late Ralph Guastella, married on October 28th, 1944; they were married for 52 years. Together, they raised four daughters. Doting mother to, Evonne Gress (Danny Gress), Angela Hawkins (late Timothy Hawkins), Gina Wentz (Scott Wentz) and Lisa Luckett (Steve Luckett). She was a loving grandmother to Gina Fleming (Jonathon Fleming), Nicholas Gress (Melissa Gress), Marissa Wentz, Zachary Wentz and great-grandmother to Cameron Fleming, Cara Fleming and Kennedy Gress. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her family.
Vickie’s talents were many, she was an extremely accomplished seamstress, a gifted embroiderer, flower arranger and crotchetier. Prior to the passing of her husband, they enjoyed traveling to Southern and Northern Italy. Lover of animals, Vickie leaves behind her cat Jazzy but we believe she is not only reunited with passed loved ones but passed pets as well. Anyone who knew her knew she was happiest when surrounded by her family.
If desired, friends and loved ones may make memorial contributions to Nurses and Company Hospice, 115 Piperhill Dr. Suite 200 St. Peters, MO 63376.