In memory of
Minnella, Ciro 6/6/1936 - 7/1/2020 St. Clair Shores, MI Ciro (Cy) Minnella, 84 of St. Clair Shores, MI, passed away peacefully on July 1, 2020 at his residence in St. Clair Shores. Cy was born in Detroit to Gaetano and Josephine Minnella on June 6, 1936, along with his twin brother Phil Minnella. He attended St. Ambrose High School and graduated from Green's Barber College, becoming a hair stylist for 60 years. On June 2, 1962 he married his love, Sandra Jean Ward in Detroit, MI. He was a veteran who served in the Army National Guard. Cy was a long time member of St. Hubert's Church and Knights of Columbus of Harrison Township, earning 4th Degree status. He had a love for family, music, golf, hunting and playing cards. He was also passionate about the Spartans and his 1966 Ford Mustang. Ciro is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sandra, his siblings Theresa Pravettone, Genevieve Barney, and Gaetano Minnella. Ciro is survived by his daughters Suanne Hensley (Ron Krall), Lisa Minnella and Andrea Minnella; Brother Phil Minnella (Katherine Ruggirello-Minnella); Granddaughter's Erin Sage (Chis Sage) and Megan Songalewski (Ryan Songalewski); Great Grandchildren Aubrey Songalewski and Brynlee Sage, Companion of many years, Marie Catalfio, along with many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Huberts Church, Harrison Township, MI. Sincere thanks to: Hospice, Karmanos Cancer Institute of McLaren Macomb for the outstanding medical care, Harrison Township Knights of Columbus, and many friends and family who supported him through his journey. If you would like to make a donation in his memory, please support the Knights of Columbus of Harrison Township or the American Cancer Society.
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