Patrick “Skitch” Joseph Cicione, 74, of Ruckersville, Virginia died at his home surrounded by family on Sunday, January 24, 2021. He was born on January 25, 1946, in Rochester, New York. He was the son of the late Frank and Constance Cicione.
In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by his brother-in-law, Jim O’Brian of Rochester, New York.
Skitch is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Pastor Jane Cicione; daughter, Cathy Eraso; brother-in-law, Matthew Telford all of Ruckersville, Virginia; brother, Joe Cicione; sister, Millie O’Brian; nieces, Bridget Rampallo (Richard), Lindsey Couchman (Kevin); great-nephew, Paxton; great-nieces, Julia, and Natalie all of Rochester, New York; and a granddaughter, Bridget Woodard of Georgia.
Skitch enjoyed a successful career in the music industry as the tour manager for the Rascal’s Rock & Roll Band as well as the Invictas and Brass Buttons. He also enjoyed a successful career as a real estate broker in the Miami, Florida area.
He loved bingo and his many friends at the games and managed a bingo bus trip to other bingo locations for all to enjoy.
Skitch was a wonderful loving husband, father, brother, brother-in-law, and uncle who will be greatly missed. He was an encourager, comforter, and great friend to many.
The members of Preddy Creek Baptist Church express their sadness at his loss, but experience comfort in his homecoming, as we know he is with the Lord.
The family wants to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff of Medi Home Hospice, for all their exceptional care and love.
The family will receive friends on Friday, January 29, 2021, from 4-6 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home.
A Memorial Service will begin at 6 p.m. with Pastors Jane Cicione and Wendall Lamb officiating.
An online guest book is available at www.ryanfuneral.com.
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, Virginia is handling arrangements.