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“We met John and Marie at St. Anthony's Church. It was always a pleasure to sit with them on Sunday. He was always good for a few laughs. We certainly...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Gene and Pat. Silvano - Niskayuna, NY

“my sincere condolences to your family ”
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3 of 13 | Posted by: MARK AND LORI KENNEDY - Lakeworth, FL

“Joe , Desiray, and Family - We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father,he was a great person who will be missed dearly.. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mark and Lori Kennedy - Lakeworth, FL

“Joe, Desiray, and family - We are so sorry for your loss, our prayers and condolences go out to you. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: mark and lori kennedy - lakeworth, FL

“John, Joe, Jean, and Michael, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. Your parents were both a huge part of my life and I love them both. I will...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Lynn Ottuso Knisley - Houston, TX

“We are so sorry for your loss. John was a sweet and kind man. We enjoyed being with him. Ray and Sherry Feeler. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Raymond D. Feeler , Sherry Feeler - FL

“John and family, I am sorry for your loss, my condolences to you and your family from our family. Tony Friello ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Tony Friello - Rotterdam, NY

“Dear Joe, Desiray and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jesse & Bonnie Feeler - Vienna, MO

“Dad you were a great father, father-in-law and grandfather who will be greatly missed. You had a big heart and were sweet and loving to everyone you...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Joe and Desiray DeCiero and families - NY

“Dad, you were a wonderful father, father-in-law and grandfather. You always had a big heart and we could not ask for a more sweet and loving person...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Joe and Desiray DeCiero - NY

“Our sincere condolences to John and Family. He was a good man, and will be missed at Sunday Mass. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Gene and Pat Silvano - Niskayuna, NY

“Mike, Kim & family: I only had the pleasure of meeting your father a few times but I was always impressed with his warm & friendly demeanor. He had...Read More »
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GLENVILLE – John E. DeCiero, Jr., 87, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Monday at Ellis Hospital.
John was born in East Orange, NJ a son of the late John and Theresa Muccillo DeCiero. He was a 1947 graduate of Gloversville High School and worked in a local glove shop, before enlisting in the US Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. John was honorably discharged and began a career with the General Electric as a crane operator in large motors and gas turbine departments, retiring in 1988. He was an active and dutiful member of the Gabriele D'Annunzio Lodge, #321, Order of the Sons of Italy of America. John served his lodge as Past President for 2 terms; a Trustee; 1st and 2nd Vice President; House Chairman of Maintenance; delegate for conventions; and on numerous committee's. He was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church.
The DeCiero family is grateful to the nursing staff at Ellis Hospital, for the genuine care, compassion and support given to us at this very difficult time.
John leaves his loving family a legacy of integrity, commitment and a heart filled with love and kindness.
John was predeceased by his beloved wife Marie A. Giuffre DeCiero, whom he married on June 7, 1953 and she died on January 23, 2011; a sister, Clara Rizziello.
He is survived by his loving children John DeCiero (Diane), of Glenville; Joseph DeCiero (Desiray), of Duanesburg; Jean Williams (Michael), of Georgetown, TX and Michael DeCiero (Kim Elliott), of Rotterdam; a sister, Edith De'Errico, of Rotterdam; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 8am on Thursday from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St., (corner of N. Jay) and then to St. John the Evangelist Church, Union Street, where a Mass will be celebrated at 9am. Entombment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of John to Schenectady City Mission, 425 Hamilton St., Schenectady, NY 12305.