Calling Hours:
Monday, February 18, 2019, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA

Mass of Christian Burial:
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant

Burial and military honors rendered by Greenville
VFW Post #3374 in St. Michael Cemetery

Nicholas Cianci, 101, passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, February 13, 2019. He was born in Roccascalegna, Italy, on March 31, 1917 to Gaetano and Maria (Giangiordano) Cianci. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. Settling in Greenville, he raised his family and operated several successful businesses. He was a man of great faith, wisdom and love. He enjoyed cooking at family gatherings, golf, basket weaving, traveling, hunting, fishing, big band music, Turner Classic Movies and gardening. He was an accomplished card player and especially enjoyed bridge. Dad always appreciated a good conversation.

Nick attended St. Michael School and served in the U.S. Army from 1944-1946 during WWII. He was the co-owner/operator of Cianci’s Restaurant/Motor Lodge for 50 years and had also been the original owner of Cianci’s Barber Shop. He also served on the Board of Directors at McDowell Bank.

Nick was a lifelong member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville and was a past member of Knights of Columbus Fitzmartin Council #1446. He was a member of the American Legion Post #140 and was a past member of Greenville VFW Post #3374 B.P.O.E. #145, Greenville Family Moose Center #276, and the Italian Home Club.

On September 19, 1959, he married the former Gloria R. Maddalena. She survives at home. Also surviving are 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, a sister Rose Gerdy and a brother John R. Cianci of Greenville, sixteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers; Anthony Cianci, and Camel Cianci.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Church Building Fund or St. Michael School Endowment Fund, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Ken & Kathy Turcic Ken & Kathy Turcic
    February 16, 2019    

    You have our sincere sympathy at this time. The community has lost a very good man. May God peace be with you and your family.

  2. David G Eakin David G Eakin
    February 16, 2019    

    MARK i will pray for his soul as he joins the faithful departed.

  3. Joseph L. & Ann Marie Consiglio Fry Joseph L. & Ann Marie Consiglio Fry
    February 16, 2019    

    Our DEEPEST SYMPATHIES & PRAYERS goes out to the complete family.What a wonderful man, Nick was. May the beautiful memories that he shared with you be etched into your hearts forever.

  4. Bunmi Bunmi
    February 16, 2019    

    I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy. We are looking forward to a time when death will be no more according to Revelation 21:4 and be able to welcome back our dead loved ones to life. In the meantime, may God of all comfort be able to comfort your entire family during this difficult time.

  5. Fr. Jeff Fr. Jeff
    February 16, 2019    

    My sympathy and prayers are with all of you, especially Gloria and you, his children and grandchildren. Nick lived a full and beautiful life. May the Lord now grant him eternal Life and rest and peace. May he give you consolation and strength in your sorrow. God’s blessings —

  6. Karen S Brest Karen S Brest
    February 16, 2019    

    My sincere sympathy to all the family–May you find peace in Gods love.

  7. Kim Hyde Kim Hyde
    February 16, 2019    

    So very sorry for your loss Mark , He always was so nice to me.

  8. Gary and Lisa Polkabla Gary and Lisa Polkabla
    February 18, 2019    

    Gary and I hope you find peace in the memories that your families share.

  9. Eric Rinella Eric Rinella
    February 18, 2019    

    My sincere sympathy to All the family, May God’s love and your memories bring you comfort.

  10. Anonymous Anonymous
    February 19, 2019    

    To the Cianci Family; We are very sorry for your loss of a great husband, father, and grandfather. Nick, like my grandfather came to America with very little
    and created a legend for us to follow. GREAT MAN, GREAT FAMILY. God bless your families. Marc and Jean Rinella

  11. Lori (McAdoo) and John Popovich Lori (McAdoo) and John Popovich
    February 23, 2019    

    Our sympathies to the Cianci family during this difficult time. Thinking of you all. A very special and respected man in the community and will be missed by many.

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