Dorothy A. Ciriclio, 76, Vero Beach

Dorothy A. Ciriclio, 76, died Feb. 15, 2011, at the VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach.

She was born in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and lived in Vero Beach since 1976, coming from Shrub Oak, N.Y.

She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

She worked as a meter maid in White Plains, N.Y., and later went on to own the Peppermint Room Restaurant, Shrub Oak, N.Y.

She also served in nursing care in New York and Florida as a nurse’s aide.

Survivors include her daughters, Shannon Stough, of Sarasota, Donna Reyes-Chance, of South Carolina and Mary Sapp and Dorothy Cominsky, both of Vero Beach; sons, Dominic Ciriclio, of Vero Beach, Thomas Ciriclio, of Tennessee, Robert Ciriclio ,of Fellsmere and Michael Ciriclio, of Malone; brother, William Maguire, of Mahopac, N.Y.; sister, Carol Johnson; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dominic Ciriclio; and sister, Geraldine Luraschi.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20.

Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 at St. Helen Catholic Church, Vero Beach.

Interment will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery, Vero Beach.

Arrangements are by Cox-Gifford-Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach.

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