Dawn Cianfrano

Obituary of Dawn M. Cianfrano

Dawn M. Cianfrano, 83 years, of Rome, passed away on Saturday November 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center.


She was born on August 27, 1936 in Oneida, the daughter of the late Lawrence and June Meacham Mennig, and educated in the Oneida Schools. She was united in marriage to Augustine Cianfrano, Sr. on October 23, 1954; a blessed union of nearly 56 years until his passing on October 18, 2010.  Dawn worked as a hosuekeeper at Griffis AFB.


Dawn enjoyed reading, word serach puzzles, gardening and taking care of her plants.


Dawn is survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Jerry) Maxim of Oriskany; two sons, Augustine Jr. (Sandy) Cianfrano, and Joseph Cianfrano, both of Rome; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Lawrence (Dona) Mennig of FL, and James (Georgianna) Mennig of Oneida; several nieces, nephews, and cousins including her special niece, Jill Mennig, and special cousin, Andy Meacham. She was predeceased by her stepsiblings, Melody, Lyman "Kenny," and David Johns.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, at 1:00 PM at the Church of St. John the Baptist. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery.


Relatives and friends may call at the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.


Please offer online condolences at: www.BarryFuneralHome.com.

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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Barry Funeral Home
807 West Chestnut Street
Rome, New York, United States
(315) 337-0055

Mass of Christian Burial

1:00 pm
Friday, November 22, 2019
Church of St. John the Baptist
200 E. Dominick Street
Rome, New York, United States


St. John's Cemetery
E. Dominick Street
Rome, New York, United States
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