Obituary of Vittorina Wilson
Vittorina Louise "Vitt" Wilson, 95 of Carlinville, passed away Saturday afternoon, November 25, 2017, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village in Springfield, IL.
Vittorina was born December 22, 1921, in Carlinville, IL, one of six daughters of Vittorio "Victor" and Mary Ferrero Selvo. Vitt graduated from Blackburn College in Carlinville with a teaching certificate. She returned to college and attended McKendree and graduated from SIU Edwardsville with a Masters’ Degree.
She married Donald G. Wilson on September 21, 1946, at St. Mary's Catholic Church and spent 59 years together. He passed away on May 25, 2005. Vitt loved her teaching career. She began teaching in a one-room school house and retired at Carlinville Middle School in 1983, as a social studies teacher. Vitt's passions were reading, dancing, teaching, and her grandchildren. She loved to dance with the love of her life, Don.
Mrs. Wilson's memberships include SS Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Red Hat Society and Carlinville Senior Citizens. Vittorina was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters; Carmelena Selvo, Dena Selvo, Delphine Paul, Vera Costa, and an infant sister.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 10:00 to11:00 am at SS Mary and Joseph Catholic Church, Carlinville, IL. where Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the church with Rev. Michael Haag presiding. Burial will follow in New Calvary Cemetery, Carlinville.
Vittorina is survived by her daughter, Mary (Randy) von Liski of Springfield, IL, grandchildren; Brandon von Liski of Springfield, IL and Caitlin von Liski of Austin, TX. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.