Florence Josephine (Maguire) Clifford, 87, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014 peacefully at home in Palm Bay. She was originally from Green Point, NY. She was
She is survived by her six children, Linda Palagyi, Michael Clifford (Lynne), Eileen Kilby (Keith), Diane Silverstein (Doug), Mary K. Clifford-Sims (Ronnie) and Danny Clifford (Shannon); her sister, Kathy Pyle of Medford, NY; brother-in-law, Mike Pyle, and brother-in-law, Al DiBartholomeo of Palm Bay. She also had 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Retired Master Sargent Howard Steven Clifford, Jr.
She was a huge New York Giants and Notre Dame football fan. An avid bingo player and slot machine queen. She was and always will be the most loved Mom, grandma, and great-grandma ever. She will be missed very much by all who loved and knew her.
Arrangements entrusted to Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Palm Bay, (321) 724-2224.Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 10:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 5330 Babcock St., Palm Bay.