MECHANICVILLE - Anne F. Ciani, 86, of Saratoga Ave, died peacefully in the comfort of her home on September 19, 2020 with her loving and faithful daughter and son in law by her side. Born in Mechanicville on September 24, 1933, daughter of the late Ralph and Rose Forino Berlingieri, she was a graduate of Mechanicville High School.
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Anne worked as the head cashier for the Central Market in Mechanicville for many years. She also worked at DiSiena Furniture for some time.
A member of the Italian Fraternal Society Women's Auxiliary, she enjoyed playing bocce in different leagues throughout the years. She also always looked forward to her monthly luncheon with her girlfriends at the Ugly Rooster. At home she was an amazing cook. She thoroughly enjoyed creating delicious Italian meals for her family, especially around the holidays. An excellent baker as well, dessert was never forgotten either. Anne loved being in the company of her family at all holiday and family functions.
Anne was predeceased by her husband Joseph J. Ciani, who died in 1988, as well as her sisters Mary(Dom) Zappone and Dorothy(John) Reitano and sister in law Linda Berlingieri.
Survivors include her daughter and son in law Lisa and Tony Godin of Schuylerville, her brother Ralph(Ginnie) Berlingieri Jr of TX and a host of loving nieces and nephews, cousins and their families. Heartfelt thanks to Anne's aide, Jen Hersh, for always going above and beyond the call of duty and for the care and compassion given to her over the past year.
Calling hours at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Saturday from 9:30 - 11:30AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. Peter's Church, 895 Hudson Ave, Stillwater, NY 12170 beginning at 12PM with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to remember Anne in a special way are asked to make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 in her memory.