Nicholas C. Ciccone, Sr.
- October 8, 1916 - July 11, 2012
- Lexington, Massachusetts
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I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. He sounded like quite a remarkable guy! I have a vision of him playing ball and...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy MacAllister - Reading, MA
“Fr. Nick and Family,
We want to extend our sincere condolences in your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Clare...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Clare Connolly Welch - Waltham, MA
“Father Nick,Janiceand Iare so sorry for theloss of your Dad , My God what acoinsedence for my sisters and I Since we were just with you a week...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: JosephTaranto3rd - York , ME
“I am very sorry for your loss.
4 of 16 | Posted by: Nicole d'Entremont - Reading, MA
We would like to express our deepest sympathy for your loss.
You have helped our family so much over the past few months during...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: The Taranto Family - Marlborough, MA
“Dear Ciccone Family,
Although we met Nick Sr. only a few times, it was clear what a special man he was. And if children are the parents' most...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Vince & Cheryl Taylor - IL
“To all my dear cousins, their children and grandchildren, you have lost a wonderful man that was part of a wonderful family. He was my uncle and my...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Joyce - Redondo Beach, CO
“Dear Fr Nick & Family:
We are sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. The Ciccone family with be remembered in your prayers.
Fr...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Rev. Timothy Johnson II - NH
“Dear Nick and family,
Please receive our condolences on the loss of your father. He was a sweet, loving man. "What the caterpillar calls the end...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: The Edwards Family
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. So sorry for your loss.
The Princiotta Family
Lee. Steven,...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Lee Cameron-Jones - Thornton, NH
“Paul, Nick, Brian, and Kevin, sorry for the loss of you Father and Grandfather, he may have lived a long life, but it's never easy when they pass,...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Paul Bergeron - Millis, MA
“Hi Nick, I was so sorry to hear about your Father! No matter how old we are, our Fathers will always be our Dad's. Please know you and your family...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: marcia cutlip
“Dear Nick - So sorry to hear about your dad. I have fond memories of the few times I met him -what a great guy he was-always smiling. He certainly...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Anne Hanning
I am home in Heaven, dear ones;
Oh, so happy and so bright!
There is perfect joy and beauty
In this everlasting light.
...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Most Reverend Archbishop Joseph D. Finnegan, DD - FL
“Padre et al,
So sorry for your loss. What a wonderful man and life!
15 of 16 | Posted by: jeanne kelley - medford, MA
“Nick and family,
Our deepest sympathies in your loss of such a wonderful man.
With love, Susan, Jaclyn, Patrick and Gerry Kearns
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sue Kearns - Milton, MA - friend
Lexington – Mr. Nicholas C. Ciccone, Sr., of Lexington, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington. He was 95.
Nick was born in Newton, a son of the late Cosmo and Vincenzezina (Molino) Ciccone, and was a 1934 graduate of Newton High School. After that he worked in the family grocery store, Damiano's Market, in Newton Centre.
He was also a talented ballplayer who played for the Boston Red Sox affiliate in Lynchburg, Virginia in the 1930's. When World War II came Nick signed up with the United States Army and served in Europe as a medic. After the war he came home to the family business but later went to work for the Pepsi Cola Company. He worked for Pepsi until he retired as an area manager several years ago.
In his younger days, in addition to playing ball, he was a golfer and talented tennis player. His love of sports followed him into old age. The Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics and Bruins were always welcome companions in his home.
The husband of the late Eugenia F. 'Jean' (Caira) Ciccone, he leaves his children, Rev. Nicholas C. Ciccone, Jr. and his wife, Katherine, of Waltham, Richard A. Ciccone and his wife, Hope, of Peru, Maine and Waltham Fire Chief Paul J. Ciccone and his wife, Lany, of Lexington; his grandchildren, Christopher Ciccone, Tricia Charles, Nicole Ciccone-Kendall, Ben Ciccone, Amber Wallace, Brian, Jeffrey, Kevin and Danielle Ciccone and Cassie, Kristen and Stephanie Duke; his great-grandchildren, Richie Dupree, Tyler Ewell, Courtney Ciccone, Avery and Miles Kendall and Natalie and Charlotte Charles; three sisters, Gilda Pallotta and Martha Dunbar both of Milford and Valia Leone of Newton and many nieces and nephews.
Nick was also a brother of the late Anthony Ciccone, Regina Hurd, Joanne Fettig, Lydia Ciccone, Eleanor Russell and Mary Androski.
Family and friends will honor and remember Nicholas' life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Monday, July 16th, from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning when his funeral service will be held. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.
Memorial donations may be made to the Waltham Firefighters Welfare & Relief Association, 175 Lexington Street, Waltham, MA 02452, Care Alternatives Hospice of Massachusetts, 181 Cedar Hill Road, Marlborough, MA 01752 or to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.