Vilma Rose Giffoni Vilma Rose Giffoni was born on August 1, 1931 to Peter and Agnes Lombardi in Providence, RI. 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 4 children, 8 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter. Vilma was an Arizona snowbird, living between Buckeye and Ashland, OR. “ 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 Condolences for the family may be left at www.thompsonfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements are through Thompson Funeral Chapel of Goodyear.
Published on  December 11, 2017