Obituary of Margaret E. Cianni
Margaret E. Cianni, 102 years young, of Old Forge, died Sunday morning in the Green Ridge Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orlando Cianni, in 1994.
Born May 8, 1917, in Old Forge, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose Annunziata Lettieri. Margaret and her husband were graduates of Old Forge High School. She was an ideal homemaker and seamstress, making all the clothing for herself and her three daughters.
The Cianni family enjoyed all the holidays with their three daughters and their families, dining on delicious, homemade, Italian foods. Those memories will never be forgotten.
The family would like to extend its gratitude to the staff of the Clarks Summit Senior Living Center and the Green Ridge Care Center for the compassionate care given to Margaret.
Surviving are two daughters, Marlene Chismark and husband Joseph, Bluffton, SC, Martha Magnotta, Dunmore, a son in-law, Joseph Marchese, Rochester, NY, six loving grandchildren, Cheryl Benfante, Kenneth Magnotta and wife Helene, Carmen Magnotta III and wife Tracy, Michelle Earnsthausen and husband Mark, Lisa Cardon and husband Greg, Joseph Marchese and wife Chris, thirteen great-grandsons, two great-granddaughters, a brother, Joseph Lettieri, Scranton, nieces, and nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Marchese, six sisters, Josephine, Viola, Lillian, Ann, Ethel, Rose, two brothers, Nunzio and Anthony, and a son in-law, Carmen Magnotta, Jr.
The funeral will be Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge, followed by a 10:00 a.m. mass of Christian burial at the Prince of Peace Parish – St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, 123 West Grace Street, Old Forge. Interment Old Forge Cemetery.
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