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Aileen G. Cicchese

September 14, 1939 - September 15, 2019

Aileen G. Cicchese, age 80, of Port Richey, passed away September 15, 2019, one day after her birthday.
She was born in Staten Island, NY and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1957. She worked in banking and was employed at Chase Manhattan Bank (NY) and later at Perth Amboy National Bank in NJ. Aileen moved to Florida with her husband, Nicholas, in 1972, after he retired from N.Y.P.D. In Florida, she worked for Pioneer Bank, Suntrust, the City of New Port Richey, and the Pasco County Tax Collector. Aileen was a talented artist who painted numerous pictures for family and friends. She enjoyed painting animals, florals, landscapes, and other images. She was also a fabulous cook, who taught her grandchildren how to make some of the family’s favorite dishes and made sure to pass on the recipes from her mother, Anna Cicchese. Her other favorite hobbies and pastimes included sewing, knitting, crocheting, doing crafts and watching football. She enjoyed listening to old country music. Some of her favorite singers included, Eddie Albert, Connie Francis, Jerry Vale, and Barbara Streisand. Aileen loved and lived for her husband, daughters and grandchildren, whom she was very proud of. She was a born-again Christian that loved her church (Faith Assembly) and was very active in the congregation.
She is survived by her daughters Jaqueline “Jackie” A. Basak (John), and Aileen Ann Palumbo; her grandchildren, Steven N. Basak and Brittaney Ann Palumbo; her brother, Gerard Gilroy (Diane); her sisters-in-law, Dorothy McKenna and Joan Lasalandra; her nieces and nephews: Donna Rivera, Diane Petraglia, Terry LoBue, Joann McKenna, Antonetta Ponisi, Vito Lasalandra, Margaret Gilroy, Daniel Gilroy, and Lori Amador and her many great nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas; her brother, William Gilroy and his wife Theresa; and her niece, Maria Lasalandra.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home

5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home

5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Service Information

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm

Location:

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home

5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, September 23, 2019

Time: 12:30 pm

Location:

Florida National Cemetery

6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513


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