Armida Maria (Bresciani) Rolandi, 83, passed away at home surrounded by her sons and family on November 6, 2012.
Armida was born in Gordevio, Switzerland on January 9, 1929. She was a loving wife and homemaker in Greenfield. She enjoyed cooking and baking for family and countless friends, to whom she offered her help and love. She especially enjoyed the many trips to Switzerland, visiting family and friends.
She is survived by her sons, Donald (Mary) and Danny (Cindi) Rolandi of Salinas and Dennis of Greenfield; brothers, Walter Bresciani of Soledad and Giorgio Bresciani of Gordevio, Switzerland; and sister, Noemi Leoni of Gordevio, Switzerland; grandsons, Bobby Rolandi of San Diego, Gordon Breschini of Ventura, Ross Gutierrez of Santa Clara and Ralph Garcia III of Salinas; granddaughters, Shelley Rolandi and Vickie Garcia, both of Salinas. She also leaves five great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces of Salinas and Switzerland.
She was a member of King and Queens Club in King City, Swiss American Club and Greenfield Catholic Altar Society.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John Rolandi; brother, Renato Bresciani; and sister, Anita Hartman, both of Gordevio, Switzerland.
A visitation was held on Sunday, November 11 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Greenfield, with a Rosary recital at 4 p.m. A funeral Mass was held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Monday, November 12. Mrs. Rolandi was laid to rest at Soledad District Cemetery. Family and friends celbrated her life at a gathering at Greenfield Memorial Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Coast VNA/Hospice, 5 Lower Ragsdale Drive in Monterey, or the American Lung Association, 550 Camino El Estero in Monterey.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Eddington Funeral Services.