Carolyn H. Cianfaglione

LEROY TWP. – Carolyn H. (nee Myers) Cianfaglione, age 92, of Leroy Township, passed away Aug. 10, 2020, at her home. Born June 26, 1928, in Benbush, W. Va., she had been a longtime area resident.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, business owner, entrepreneur, realtor and land developer.

Carolyn Myers married the love of her life, Andrew Cianfaglione, in Tucker County, West Virginia, on May 24,1947.

She accomplished so much in her life, from being top in her high school class to developing many subdivisions and beautiful homes in Lake County, as well as a devoted business leader of Hambden Township, where she owned and operated a convenient grocery store for over 40-plus years and offered a great amount of compassion, support and friendship to all of Hambden.

She enjoyed traveling with Andrew to visit family and friends, as well as supporting her six children in their hobbies and extracurricular activities. Her deepest accomplishment was being able to love, support, and guide her grandchildren throughout their lives.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew N. Cianfaglione, of Leroy; children Diana (Jack) Buchter, of Leroy, Susan Cianfaglione, of Norfolk, Va., Linda Lione, of Painesville Township, Trina (Jim) Palumbo, of Leroy, and Julia (Matthew) Vallo, of Leroy; grandchildren, Jason, Jenny, Christi, Jared, Lesley, Sonja, Chaz, Andrew, Jessica, Kyle and Jacob; five great-grandchildren; siblings Gary Myers, of Painesville Township, and Cecilia Bozeglav, of Chardon; and many extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son Andrew William “Bill” Cianfaglione; and siblings Catherine Peterson, Dorothy Mazza, Virginia Belinc, Leona McClellan, Sarah Peters, Margaret Myers, Marshall Myers and Townsend Myers.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at St. Patrick Church, 16550 Rock Creek Road, Thompson, with burial to follow at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at the Potti & Marc F. Burr Funeral Homes of Painesville, 1009 Mentor Ave., Painesville.

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