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Carol Ciccarelli

June 12, 1943 — October 4, 2017

Carol Ciccarelli

Troy-Carol Jean Ciccarelli “Jean”, 74 passed away on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Elmira, NY she was the daughter to the late Vern Robinson and Genevieve Mericle, she was raised by her mother Genevieve and step father Harry Keeney.

Jean was the loving wife of 56 years to John ‘Jack” Ciccarelli.

After being a homemaker for 21 years, Jean returned to work as an administrative assistant  at Seton Center in Watervliet and then began her career at Northeast Health Partners working at The Terrace Eddy Memorial as an administrative assistant, she had a deep passion for her residents and coworkers. She retired July 2017.

Jean enjoyed traveling, camping, cooking, sewing and playing poker on Fridays with her family. Most of all Jean was devoted to her husband Jack, her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Jack, she is survived by her children John L. Ciccarelli, Jr. (Denise) of Charleston, SC, Justine Ciccarelli-Todd (Gary) of Cape Neddick, ME, Jean Marie Riley (Michael) of Waterford, Joanne Drake (Richard) of Clifton Park, and Joseph Ciccarelli (Colleen) of Guilderland. Also survived by her sister Georgianna Avellino (Michael), her 13 grandchildren, Katelyn (Justin), Michael, Eric, Megan, Ricky, Lauren, Theresa, Anna, Laura, Emily, Julia, Samantha, and Joseph, and her beloved grand canine “Gidget”, Jean was also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Jean is predeceased by her brother, the late Robert Keeney.

Relatives and Friends are invited and may call on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the McLoughlin & Mason Funeral Home, corner of 109th Street and Third Avenue, Lansingburgh. Funeral Service Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00am at funeral home.  Inurnment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Troy.

Memorial donations in memory of Carol may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to the Community Hospice at Please visit

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

The Community Hospice
310 South Manning Blvd., Albany NY 12208
Tel: 1-518-482-4433

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