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Kurt Michael Cianelli


Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

Rest Haven Cemetery


Kurt Michael Cianelli, 62, of  Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Sunday, November 7, 2021, at the Autumn Lake Health Care at Spa Creek.

Born Tuesday, April 7, 1959 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of Donald J. Cianelli and Barbara (Fuss) Cianelli of Maugansville, MD.

Kurt graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1977. He was employed at Mack Truck, Inc. for several years and later at Fairchild Aircraft. Kurt was later employed with Orbital Science Corporation in Greenbelt, MD. One of his greatest accomplishments was being assigned to a NASA satellite launch in French Guinea.
Kurt was a member of Christ's Reformed United Church of Christ. Kurt enjoyed the Washington County Free Library, especially historical seminars presented at the library. He enjoyed viewing of astrological events and was an avid coin collector.

Besides his parents he is survived by his son, Benjamin Cianelli and wife Amy of Cumberland, MD; grandchildren, Emma Cianelli and Parker Twigg of Cumberland, MD; great-grandson, Sterling Twigg also of Cumberland, MD.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 11:00 am, at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. Hagerstown, MD, with Pastor Ken Brown officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Washington County Free Library 100 South Potomac, Hagerstown, MD 21740..

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral  Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD

Guest Book

Barb & Don, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We can remember the day Kurt Michael was born. He was a special little boy and we are sure a very exceptional man. God bless you, Terry & Arlene Mose

Arlene Mose
Hagerstown , MD

Kurt was a classmate of mine at North Hagerstown High School. We shared an apartment in Funkstown in 1978-79. He was a good friend. My daughter Cathy was in classes with Ben (aka 'Roy') at WWHS in Burlington NC. God bless Kurt and your family. Mark

Mark Dwyer
Gibsonville, NC

I’ve never met a kinder soul in my life. I just wish I got to see him more than I did. Always interested in me and what I did and What I was going to do with my life. He’ll always be in my memory ❤️

Parker Twigg
Cumberland , Maryland

We were Kurt's long-time next door neighbors at 56 E. Irvin. We enjoyed having him there all those years because he was such a nice guy, and always looked out for us, as we did for him. He will be missed.

John and Marge Ziegler
Hagerstown, Maryland

Barb and Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. May God comfort and be with you each day. Love in Christ Jesus Rita and Greg Kugler

Rita Kugler
Waynesboro, PA

Don and Barb, We are so sorry for the loss of your precious son! You will be in our thoughts and prayers may God comfort you both at this difficult time Heaven has gained another Angel! Love and Prayers Mary and Jim

Melvin(Jimmie) and Mary McNamee
Hagerstown , Maryland

Uncle Don and Barb I am so sorry to read about the loss of your son Kurt. My thoughts and prayers will be with you through this time of need. Donnie Wells

HAGERSTOWN, Washington County

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