Margaret M. (Morgese) Cirone

Born: Thu., Aug. 31, 1922
Died: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
Location: Rossi Family Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
Location: Christ The Servant Catholic Parish

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Margaret “Mazer” Cirone passed away Friday, February 8, with her family surrounding her. She was born August 31, 1922 in Canton, Ohio to Mary and John Morgese. She graduated from McKinley High School and Mount Marie Junior College. She married Michael Cirone in 1942. Her first love was her family but she also enjoyed her real estate career beginning with the Boebinger Agency and retiring from Howard Hannah. She immersed herself in volunteering in the community beginning as a Grey Lady and Girl Scout leader and continuing as a member and in many groups as an officer. Symphony League, Circle of Mercy, Fine Arts, and Walsh Women's Committee benefited from her time and talents. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and her sister, Libby Lallo. She is survived by her children, Michele Mertes (Richard) and John Cirone (Debbie). She is also survived by her grandchildren; Lisa Petersen (fiance' David Shively), Brian Mertes (Julie), Gregory Mertes, Michael Cirone, Adam Cirone, Jonathan Cirone, and great-grandchildren; Brianne Mertes, Erika Petersen, Lilly Mertes, Luke Petersen, Ava Mertes, Gavin Mertes, Greta Mertes, Trenton Cirone, Isabella Cirone, and Gianni Cirone. She is survived by her sister, Genevieve Knouff, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Family and friends will be received on Monday from 4 to 7 pm at the Rossi Family Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00 am in Christ the Servant Parish with Msgr. Lewis F. Gaetano celebrant. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. The funeral procession will form at church Tuesday morning. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canton Symphony Orchestra, Walsh Women's Committee, or the Susan G. Komen Fund. “Thanks for the memories Mom.”

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John Petersen
   Posted Mon February 11, 2019
A beautiful life led. I truly feel blessed to have known Margaret. We should all have her attitude and spirit. God's Peace

Lara Atella
   Posted Mon February 11, 2019
Our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to all family and friends. Margaret’s presence is surely missed yet her spirit continues to influence all that knew and loved her. We are honored to have spent time with her in the extended family gatherings and were always in awe of her wit and unfettered charm. We are grateful to have known her during her long and impactful life.
With love and admiration,
Ken, Lara, Nate and Savina

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