CIANCIOLO AUGUST M

LGN August "Gus" M. Cianciolo was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/04/2011 at the age of 75.1 from Auto accident
Alexandria, VA
Flight Class 60-3
Date of Birth 03/11/1936
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV in 65-66, B/2/20 ARA 1 CAV in 68-69
Call signs in Vietnam ARMED FALCON 47B, BLUE MAX 46
This information was provided by Mike Sloniker, Bob McDaniel, Brian Foote

More detail on this person: AUGUST M. CIANCIOLO Lieutenant General August ("Gus") Cianciolo, US ARMY (Ret) died on April 4, 2011 from complications related to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born March 11, 1936 in Covington, KY to the late Fred and Mary Cianciolo. He graduated from Xavier University in 1958 and went on to earn his master's degree from the University of Southern California. Gus was commissioned as an officer in the US Army in 1959 where he spent over 33 years serving his country. Gus culminated his service as the Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research, Development and Acquisition. Upon his retirement from active service Gus settled in Alexandria, VA. Gus worked with Cypress International and later joined The SPECTRUM Group where he served as Vice Chairman of the Board. Gus is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sheila; his daughter and husband, Teri and Jim Henderson; son Marty; son Tony and wife Erin; five grandchildren, Alex, Chris, Jenn, Dominic, and Adriana; brother Joe; four sisters, Sue Hautz, Carol Held, Roseanne Brady, and Diane Hood. Gus enjoyed all aspects of life, including his friendships, golf, aviation, and spending time with his grandchildren. Gus never lost his positive outlook on life. Visitation for guests will be held from 2-4pm and 6-8pm on Sunday, April 10th, at Demaine Funeral Home, 520 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. A memorial service will be held at 10:30am on Monday, April 11th, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 2907 Popkins Lane, Alexandria, Virginia 22306. Funeral services with Full Military Honors will be held at the Ft. Myer Memorial Chapel with internment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, The Intrepid, West 46th and 12th Avenue, New York, NY, 10036.His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, The Intrepid, West 46th and 12th Avenue, New York, NY, 10036.

Published in The Washington Post on April 7, 2011

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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