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Memorial Service for Velda Jean Formato

January 18, 1940 - July 3, 2021 • Age 81

Mrs. Velda Jean Formato, 81, of Flowery Branch, passed away July 3, 2021.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00pm on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Gainesville Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2695 Old Cornelia Hwy, Gainesville, GA.  Pastor Juanfer Monsalve will officiate.

Born on January 18, 1940 in Greeley, CO, she was the daughter of the late John Klingenberg and the late Mary Alsdorf.  She was retired from the Hall County Correctional Institute where she was a counselor.  Mrs. Formato was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Mrs. Formato is survived by her husband, Joseph Formato of Flowery Branch; daughter, Kimberly Warren of Clermont; son and daughter-in-law, Kenton and Amy Boskind of Thomasville, GA; brothers, Allen Klingenberg of Mesa, AZ, Timothy Klingenberg of Baldwin, FL; grandchildren, Avery Botticelli, Richard Allen McKinney, Sean Boskind, Nikki Maassen; great-grandchildren, Avalon Botticelli, Raylan Botticelli, and a number of other loving relatives.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the ALS Association of Georgia, 5881 Glenridge Drive #200, Atlanta, GA 30328; als.org/donate.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of all arrangements.

Send online condolences to memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.


Date of Memorial Service:

Saturday, July 17, 2021 • 6:00pm

Memorial Service

Velda Jean Formato

January 18, 1940 - July 3, 2021

Welcome & Opening prayer  

Frank Santos


Slide Show



Kim Warren


Amazing Grace

Marie Pirkle


Memories of Mom

Kenton Boskind


Share your Memories

Open Microphone



“In the Garden”


Words of Hope

Juanfer Monsalve


New Jerusalem

(Remain Seated)


Closing Prayer



Gainesville Seventh-day Adventist Church

2695 Old Cornelia Highway, Gainesville, GA 30507


Revised: 7/9/2021 9:30pm