Antonio Ciminera, 85, passed away in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his family on July 1, 2022.
Antonio is survived by his wife Dora of 58 years, his daughters, Marianne Rivello, Joanne Ciminera (Michael), sisters Maria, Linda (Bill), and Vera, loving grandchildren Susan, Scott, James and Anthony, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Antonio was a devoted husband, loving father, cherished grandfather, and friend to all. His generosity and warm spirit will be remembered fondly. In 1962, he emigrated to Port Washington from Torella DEI Lombardi, Italy. He was a stone mason and true artisan. He worked nights as a sandminer at Colonial Sand & Stone and started his own business by day as a mason contractor. His career stretched over 50 years, leaving a legacy of creating stonework seen throughout Port Washington and surrounding communities.
Antonio enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed gardening and traveling with family.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from 3-5pm and 7-9pm at Fairchild & Sons Funeral Chapel, Manhasset, NY. Funeral Mass to be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 9:30am at St. Peter of Alcantara Church, Port Washington, NY. Entombment to follow at Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, NY.