Sunday, March 17, 2019, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Mass of Christian Burial:
Monday, March 18, 2019, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant
Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery
Gloria R. Cianci, 91, Hempfield Township, passed away at her residence Monday evening, March 11, 2019, joining her husband and love of her life, Nick, in heaven.
She was born in Grove City on July 14, 1927 a daughter of Angelo and Giovanna (Caione) Maddalena. Gloria was a 1945 graduate of Grove City High School and received her B.S. in Education from Grove City College and her Master’s Degree from Penn State University. She was a Business teacher from 1951-1955 at Linesville High School and from 1955-1957 she taught Business Education at Sebring High School, Sebring, FL. In 1958-1959, she was an instructor of Business Education and the Student Teacher Advisor at Thiel College.
Gloria was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville. She was also involved at St. Michael School as a member of the School Board as well as a part-time Guidance and Career Education instructor. Gloria enjoyed volunteering at Camp Nazareth retreats and watching school activities that involved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was also a member of PSEA, IAD of PSU for Guidance Counselor Graduates and the American Business Women Association.
On September 19, 1959 she married Nicholas Cianci, he passed away February 13, 2019. She is survived by four sons; Paul M. Cianci and wife Pamela, Mark C. Cianci and wife Kate, Richard J. Cianci and wife Lydia, and Eugene N. Cianci and wife Pamela, all of Greenville, sixteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers; Nicholas Maddalena, Albert Maddalena and Armand Maddalena and six sisters; Mary Carano, Lillian Ferrazzano, Helen Maddalena , Elizabeth Krauza, Viola Maddalena and Dolores Maddalena.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Church Building Fun d or St. Michael School, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.