Marshall J Ciccone, 74, passed away June 9, 2021 in Fort Myers, Florida from complications of Covid-19.
Marshall is preceded in death by his parents, Marshall H Ciccone and Patricia Nester of Utica NY.
Marshall is survived by his wife of 53 years, Joan (LaValla) Ciccone, two daughters Rhonda Ciccone (Dan Richer) of Cape Coral, FL, Heather Ciccone of Brewerton, NY and two grandchildren, Dominick Marshall and Danielle Isabelle Ciccone. He is also survived by his sisters Sharon Boehlert of Utica, NY, Roxanne Ciccone of Gainesville FL and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Originally from Utica, NY, Marshall and Joan built a home together in Barneveld, NY and later moved to Syracuse, NY where he worked for 31 years at Will & Baumer Candle Co. and worked his way to become the President of the company. He graduated from Utica College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and was a rare and one of a kind businessman that people trusted and appreciated his approach to being fair and honorable as an employer. Marshall is known for his dedication and
loyalty to his family. He was always kind, gentle, loving and funny, extremely hard-working, a provider, a spiritual mentor, a lover of life and adventure. He loved music and loved to dance. Marshall was an avid hunter, fisherman, a loyal, life-long sports fan to the NY Yankees, NY Rangers and NY Giants. Marshall is a spiritual man of unwavering faith in God and has volunteered as a religious education teacher and spiritual mentor for many years. He most recently was a volunteer tutor for young adults to obtain a GED.
Most of all, Marshall loved being a grandfather, his grandchildren called him “Nonno” they shared an unbreakable bond of unconditional love and laughter that will live on forever in our memories.
At this time there are no services planned. The family requests to be kind to others and please “pay it forward” in his honor.