Leonard Cianciotto, Jr.
Leonard "Lenny" Cianciotto, Jr. was born on Friday, November 7, 1941, to Leonard Cianciotto Sr. and Tillie Signer Cianciotto, in (The) Bronx, New York. Lenny passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.
Lenny lived a full life, with experiences in many locations through his service in the United States Navy and Air Force. After his military service, Lenny was a teacher in Puerto Rico. He later served 27 years as an Inspector for the United States Customs Service at the Port of Houston, Texas; the US-Canada border in Turner, Montana; the Department of Treasury in Leesburg, Virginia; and as Chief Inspector at the Port of Savannah, Georgia. After retiring from Federal Service, Lenny culminated his career as an Account Manager for Wisner in Humble, Texas. In 2016 he moved to his final place of residence in LaMarque, Texas.
His joys in life were his family. He enjoyed every moment with them, whether in person, on a phone call or Facetime. He treated his son's in law and daughter's in law as his own, as well. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren were shining stars in the eyes of their Grandpa. Christmas was a favorite time for Grandpa to spoil them and see the smiles on their sweet faces!
Lenny took pleasure in his lifetime in playing sports in his younger years and watching it in his later years. His favorite teams being those of his son's, grandson's, granddaughter's and great grandson. The game of golf occupied many exciting hours of his life. Competing with family and friends out on the course were treasured times. A great historian of the World War II era. Watching movies and reading about those years were a favorite past-time of his. He also enjoyed building many detailed dioramas of WWII events.
Lenny was a treasured member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Texas City, Texas. He brought richness and knowledge to church meetings and events.
He was the cherished father of son, Leonard Steven Cianciotto, wife Teresa; daughter, Lorraine Charlton, husband Dean; son, David Cianciotto, wife Jessica; daughter, Heather Landry, husband Johnny; and son, Benjie Adams, wife Stephanie.
He was the honored Grandfather of Addyson, Gabriella and Manny Cianciotto; Lauren Sparkman, Joshua and Ciarra Charlton; Brianna, Ava, Sophia, Olivia and Patrick Cianciotto; Lauren, Taylor and Megan Choate.
He was blessed with great grandchildren.....Brooklyn Sparkman, Braylon, Myla and Preslee Archer; Addalyn, Taylor Jr., Silas and Le'Anne Choate.
He was, is and always will be, the most wonderful husband to his wife of 12 years, Carolyn Ann Cianciotto. They were completely devoted to each other. They were thankful to have one another in the latter years of their lives. Much love, kindness, laughter and deep conversations were a daily part of their life together.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at St. George Episcopal Church, 510 13th Avenue N., Texas City, TX 77590, on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Visitation from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Service from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the church Fellowship Hall.