Joanne Mary Cicciarello

May 28, 1936 ~ November 16, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Joanne Cicciarello Obituary


Joanne Mary Cicciarello, 87, who passed away peacefully on Nov. 16, 2023, at the Pearl of Ft. Mill in Ft. Mill, S. Carolina.

Joanne was born on May 28, 1936, in Youngstown, Ohio. The daughter of Ralph and Mary (Catonzarret) Mack, Joanne lived in Boardman for most of her life and moved to Ft. Mill in 2008.

She was a 1954 graduate of Ursuline High School in Youngstown. Joanne was a devoted member of St. Dominic’s Church and worked at Truscon after high school prior to marrying Frank Cicciarello in 1961. She was a long-time volunteer at the board of elections and had various part-time jobs while raising her family. Joanne enjoyed music, gardening, cooking, playing cards, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her son Frank Cicciarello Jr. (Carrie), daughters Chris Cicciarello, Lorraine Rudiak (Jerry), Lisa Andrews (Ryan), and Suzanne Rufh (Robert), as well as her grandchildren Claire Cicciarello, Sam Cicciarello, Olivia Brown (Rudiak), Gabby Rudiak, Grace Rudiak, Jerry Rudiak Jr, Iris Andrews, Maria Andrews, Nathan Rufh, Evan Rufh, Anna Rufh, and great-granddaughter Sophie Brown. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Lou Mack.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank Cicciarello Sr, sisters Lita Mack and Norma Hovanes, and brothers Donald and Ralph Mack.

 Calling hours from 9:00-9:50 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. will be held Friday November 24, 2023, at St. Dominic’s Church 77 E. Lucius Ave. Youngstown.

The burial will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown.

The family has requested that material tributes be sent to the American Cancer Society www.donate.cancer.org or the Alzheimer’s Association www.act.alz.org/donate


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home, 4700 Market St. Boardman.

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November 24, 2023

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
St. Dominic Church
77 east Lucius
Youngstown, OH 44507

Mass of Christian Burial
November 24, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Dominic Church
77 east Lucius
Youngstown, OH 44507


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