Vincent Joseph CIFELLI
2 September, 1954 – 6 October, 2021
Vincent Joseph CIFELLI, age 67 passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Vincent was born September 2, 1954.
A graveside service for Vincent will be held Monday, November 1, 2021 at 1:45 PM at Riverside National cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518.
Vince passed away Wednesday October 6th 2021 at his home in Grand Terrace, Ca. Vince was born in Conneaut, Ohio on September 2, 1954 to the late Albert J. Cifelli and Amelia (Weatherby) Cifelli. Vince proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a helicopter mechanic and was also a search and rescue diver with having saved 2 pilots who had punched out of their airplanes. Vince was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Amelia Cifelli, his half brother Edward Ferguson, and a sister Judith (Cifelli) Edivan. Vince is survived by 2 daughters, Natalie Cifelli of Riverside and Annie (Cifelli) Thrasher and son in law Jordan Thrasher and a grandaughter Skyliee Thrasher all from Perris, California. He is also survived by a brother Albert Cifelli from Vacaville, Ca, and 2 sisters, Geraldean (Cifelli) Juarez of Hemet and Bonita (Cifelli) Huerta of Riverside. He is survived by many nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews. Gravesite services will be held Monday November 1, 2021 at Riverside National Cemetery at 1:45pm with full military honors. Reception will follow. In Lieu of Flowers, Please make donations to Paws of Honor. It is an amazing program that help provide free veterinary care and products to retired police and military working dogs. My Father loved the military and he loved animals, so what better way to honor him with combining the 2 things he loved the most.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.AchesonandGraham.com for the CIFELLI family.
Monday, 1 November , 2021