August 1, 1931 - July 31, 2017
Vilma Rose Giffoni was born August 1, 1931 to Peter and Agnes Lombardi in Providence, Rhode Island. She graduated from Mount Pleasant High School and went on to marry Saverio “Sam” Giffoni in 1955. Together they traveled on their honeymoon to California to live and there they raised four children, Stephen, Susan, Joseph and John.
Vilma was a wonderful wife, mother and friend who departed this life on July 31, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, her four children, eight grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Vilma was an Arizona snowbird, living between Buckeye, Arizona and Ashland, Oregon.
"Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also and HE praises her: ‘Many woman do noble things but you surpass them all.'" Proverbs 31:28-29
A Vigil will be held at 7:00 p.m., Friday August 25, 2017 and a funeral at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church, 987 Hillview Dr, Ashland, OR 97520.