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Martin Ciskanik, 2012 Outstanding Older Adult Volunteer
Navy veteran and retired financial advisor. Obituary and service information from Loudoun Funeral Chapels.
Posted by Greg Hambrick (Editor) , February 19, 2014 at 03:05 PM
Mr. Martin Joseph Ciskanik, age 81 of Leesburg, Virginia was called by God and died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, February 15, 2014.
Martin was born on April 16, 1932 in Bronx, New York. He was a son of the late John August Ciskanik and the late Catherine Baierwalter Ciskanik. He was the husband of the late Suzanne Copin Ciskanik.
After moving to Queens County, Martin attended Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, earned an engineering degree from Manhattan College and served his country in the United States Navy.
To help raise his growing family in Rockville Centre, Martin embarked upon a career that spanned nearly 40 years as Financial Advisor at several Wall Street firms. Reflecting a love of service that was close to his heart, he served his St. Agnes Cathedral parish as president of the Nocturnal Adoration Society for nearly 30 years and volunteered for years as landscape manager at the Little Sisters of the Poor convent near his childhood home.
Following his retirement to Virginia, Martin remained active in local community. He volunteered at the Catholic Charities office in Leesburg, Virginia for which he was recognized publicly in 2012 by the Board of Supervisors and the Chamber of Commerce as Outstanding Older Adult Volunteer.
He was a member of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church.
He leaves his family to cherish his memory including his sons, Robert Ciskanik, Lawrence Ciskanik, John Ciskanik, Thomas Ciskanik, Paul Ciskanik and daughter, Catherine Muskett; 29 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends.
The family will receive guests on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 from 6 to 8 pm at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Circle, SE, Leesburg, VA.
In the sure hope of resurrection on the last day, a Mass for Christian burial will celebrated at 10 am on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 55 Oak Crest Manor Drive, Leesburg, VA 20176.
Interment will follow in St. Johns Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Little Sisters of the Poor, 11030 2021st Street, Queens Village, New York 11429.
Ciskanik, Martin Joseph [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Martin is a member of the Class of 1954.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Ciskanik, Martin Joseph [MC1954 RIP]
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