In memory of
Joseph Michael Ciuffini
In memory of
Joseph Michael Ciuffini
Joseph Michael Ciuffini Scottsdale - Joseph Michael Ciuffini (a much loved husband, father and friend) passed away in Scottsdale, AZ on January 10, 2020. In the final days of his life his wife (Gretchen Sandbach), daughter (Kaela Doss) and son-in-law (Isaac Doss), all of Scottsdale, AZ, were with him. He is also survived by his two grandchildren Hanna and Aiden Doss, two sisters Anne F. Davis and Mary Ann Ciuffini of Rochester NY, and 1 nephew and 7 nieces. Born and raised in Rochester, NY, Joe joined the Peace Corps after graduating from St. John Fisher College in 1964. He served 2 years as a teacher in Harar, Ethiopia, which inspired a life of volunteerism. Returning to the US, he lived in Syracuse, NY and then Newton, MA, where he met his wife, holding jobs in teaching and computer science in the Boston area until retirement. Joe and Gretchen later relocated to AZ to be closer to Kaela and her family, for above all else, time spent with his family and adored grandchildren was his greatest pride and joy. A memorial service will be held at Messinger 's Mortuary in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to alz.org . or hilarityforcharity.org .
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Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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In memory of
Joseph Michael Ciuffini
Joseph Michael Ciuffini Scottsdale - Joseph Michael Ciuffini (a much loved husband, father and friend) passed away in Scottsdale, AZ on January 10, 2020. In the final days of his life his wife (Gretchen Sandbach), daughter (Kaela Doss) and son-in-law (Isaac Doss), all of Scottsdale, AZ, were with him. He is also survived by his two grandchildren Hanna and Aiden Doss, two sisters Anne F. Davis and Mary Ann Ciuffini of Rochester NY, and 1 nephew and 7 nieces. Born and raised in Rochester, NY, Joe joined the Peace Corps after graduating from St. John Fisher College in 1964. He served 2 years as a teacher in Harar, Ethiopia, which inspired a life of volunteerism. Returning to the US, he lived in Syracuse, NY and then Newton, MA, where he met his wife, holding jobs in teaching and computer science in the Boston area until retirement. Joe and Gretchen later relocated to AZ to be closer to Kaela and her family, for above all else, time spent with his family and adored grandchildren was his greatest pride and joy. A memorial service will be held at Messinger 's Mortuary in Scottsdale, AZ on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to alz.org . or hilarityforcharity.org .
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Messinger Mortuaries
7601 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
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