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In Memory of

Audrey Lucille Gifford

December 31, 1940 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


On March 26, 2015 our family lost Audrey Lucille Mooney Gifford, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. She was a very quiet and private person, and she loved deeply. While we grieve her passing, we are able to take comfort in the fact that she has been reunited with family members who predeceased her: her son, Alan Gifford, her Granddaughter, Kali Poulton (Rochester, NY), her parents, Dorothy (Williams) and Francis Mooney (Forestport, NY) and her four brothers, Roland, Dennis, Maynard and Frank Mooney. For many years she lived in Alder Creek, NY and for...

On March 26, 2015 our family lost Audrey Lucille Mooney Gifford, beloved Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. She was a very quiet and private person, and she loved deeply. While we grieve her passing, we are able to take comfort in the fact that she has been reunited with family members who predeceased her: her son, Alan Gifford, her Granddaughter, Kali Poulton (Rochester, NY), her parents, Dorothy (Williams) and Francis Mooney (Forestport, NY) and her four brothers, Roland, Dennis, Maynard and Frank Mooney. For many years she lived in Alder Creek, NY and for the past 20 years, was a resident of Richmond, VA. She worked a variety of jobs throughout her life, including being a right hand to Dr. Smith in Boonville, NY. Her most notable career, however, was solely raising her children and playing an integral role in the upbringing of her Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. By all names: Mom, Grandma, Oma, Mema & GG; you are loved and will be missed more than you will ever know.

She is survived by four strong, independent and honorable children, for whom she was both mother and father; Wendy (Alex) Pohoreskey (Midlothian, VA), Judy (Floyd) Tosh (Bergen, NY), Francis (Kristin) Gifford (Richmond, VA) and Daniel (Rhonda) Gifford (San Tan Valley, AZ). Her legacy also includes six Grandchildren and their families (all in Virginia): Nicholas Pohoreskey (Liz), Michelle Harrison (Todd), Jessica Pohoreskey (Fiancé Greg Anderson), Gabrielle, Victoria and Adrian Gifford; two Great-Grandchildren (Regan & Liam) and she was excitedly awaiting the birth of a third Great-Grandchild. She is also survived by her Sister and Brother-In-Law, Patricia & Donald Evans (Alder Creek, NY), a special Sister-In-Law, Jean Mooney (Forestport, NY), various extended family members and several close friends.

Rather than a formal service, her children and their families will celebrate her life privately.

In lieu of flowers, the family greatly appreciates contributions to the research and treatment of Diabetes.