Michael A. “Mick” Cioffi, 68, of Williamsport, died at UPMC Susquehanna on Jan. 6, 2021 as a consequence of issues from Covid-19.
Mick was born in Williamsport Sept. 4, 1952, a son of Nicholas E. and Anne M. (Mangiardi) Cioffi.
He was a 1970 graduate of Williamsport Excessive Faculty. He then earned a B.A. in political science from Mansfield State Faculty. After commencement, he started a profession on the former Grit Publishing Co. as a replica and sports activities editor. Mick then realized his true ardour was training. He went to Lycoming Faculty to earn his elementary instructing certification after which started his instructing profession in 1988 within the Williamsport Space Faculty District, first instructing at Hepburn Lycoming Elementary Faculty, then at Spherical Hills Elementary Faculty, and at last at Lycoming Valley Intermediate Faculty. Throughout his instructing profession, he continued his training, incomes his grasp’s diploma in tutorial expertise from Bloomsburg College. He retired in 2019.
As a instructor, Mick embraced his profession each in and outdoors the classroom. A lover of the humanities, he created the Spherical Hills Theater Membership, and whereas at Lycoming Valley, he was a director of a lot of their theatrical productions. By way of the theater golf equipment and instructing, Mick made an incredible affect on his college students and positively affected the lives of numerous people. Those that have been fortunate to know him would agree with the road, “As a result of I knew you, I’ve been modified for good” from one in all Mick’s favourite Broadway reveals, Depraved.
Exterior the classroom, he embraced life. He was a Little League World Sequence group uncle since 1976 and spent a few years teaching baseball at Brandon Little League. He was additionally an avid New York Yankees fan, who organized many bus journeys to Yankee Stadium. Mick’s love of theater was an inspiration in his profession, and he cherished to go to NYC to see Broadway reveals, particularly musicals.
Mick was a quiet, light soul who approached life with a wry smile and one thing up his sleeve. He shall be sorely missed.
Along with his dad and mom of Williamsport, he’s survived by his spouse, the previous Barbara L. Holliday. They celebrated their forty fifth wedding ceremony anniversary Aug. 2, 2020.
He’s additionally survived by their kids, Meredith C. (Keith) Wenz of Lancaster, and Michael A. (Sarah) Cioffi of Clifton, Va.; granddaughters, Avery and Emersyn Wenz; grandson, Porter Cioffi; siblings, Janice M. (Lee) Frank and Ronald E. (Patricia) Cioffi.
A celebration of his life shall be held later within the yr, when it’s safer for all those that want to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the household respectfully suggests memorial contributions in Michael’s title could also be made to Little League Baseball, Inc. or The Group Theatre League.
Crouse Funeral Residence & Cremation Providers has been entrusted to deal with preparations. Please go to www.crousefuneralhome.com to signal a register or share a reminiscence.