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John D Cianciolo

April 17, 1935 ~ June 18, 2022 (age 87)


John D. Cianciolo, 87, of Waterbury passed away peacefully at Saint Mary’s Hospital.  He was born in Waterbury on April 17, 1935, a son of the late Domenico (John) Cianciolo and Rose (Simone) Cianciolo.

John spent his working years in Manhattan as the owner and operator of two floral shops: Parish Woodworth and later Flowers, Flowers, Inc.  His floral work graced many esteemed businesses and celebrity homes throughout New York City.  A lover of the arts, John appreciated living in the city and having the proximity of magnificent culture at his disposal.  A frequent supporter of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Opera House, and Broadway, he enjoyed all aspects of the fine arts.  John returned to Waterbury to be closer to his family and it has been where he has lived for the past thirty years.  John’s family was incredibly important to him and he cherished the time he spent and the memories he made with them, especially around the holidays and helping out at the family's business, John's Apizza.

John is survived by his brother Donald D. Cianciolo and his wife Domenica, and his brother Gerald M. Cianciolo of Waterbury.  He is also survived by nieces and nephews, as listed by family: his niece Mary Ann Gaudiosi and her son Guy and his fiancé Anthony; his nephew Dominic Cianciolo and his wife Joan and their children, Caralyn and Dominic; his niece Carla Veturis and her  husband Joseph and their children, Joseph and his wife Stephanie and their children Valerie, Thor, and Titus, Anthony and his wife Bridget, Lorin and her partner Vinny, and Marc; his nephew Donald R. Cianciolo and his wife Kelly and their children,  Donald, Jr. and Devin; and his niece Theresa Cianciolo and her wife Roberta and their son Ethan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11 am at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 309 South Main St., Waterbury.  All those planning to attend are asked to meet directly at church.  Procession will follow to Calvary Cemetery where John will be laid to rest next to his parents.  Prospect Memorial/ the Palmerie Family Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.  For directions, information or to share a favorite memory, photo or words of comfort for the Cianciolo family please visit www.prospectmemorial.com.




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Mass of Christian Burial
June 27, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, South Main St, Waterbury

Interment following funeral service
June 27, 2022

Calvary Cemetery
2324 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705

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