Nicholas Vincent Cicchese

May 21, 1922 - February 26, 2015
Nicholas Vincent Cicchese

Nicholas V. “Chick” Cicchese, 92, of Port Richey, Florida died February 26, 2015, in New Port Richey. He was born on May 21, 1922 in Staten Island, New York, the son of Vincent and Anna Cicchese. He attended school there and following his graduation entered the US Army during WWII. He was a combat medic in the 120th Infantry and a Bronze Star recipient. After his discharge from the Army he joined the New York City Police Department, later becoming a detective and retired in 1972. He married Aileen Gilroy and the couple made their home in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. After retiring in 1972 the family moved to Bayonet Pointe.”Chick” worked for Maxine Coulter Tax Collector, was an acting Director for the Better Business Bureau and worked at Florida State Employment Services. He was also a member of Cops for Christ, Full Gospel Business Men, Gideon’s and VFW Post 7845. Chick attended Faith Assembly Church in New Port Richey.

He is survived by his wife Aileen Cicchese, two daughters; Jacqueline Basak and Aileen Palumbo, two sisters; Dorothy McKenna and Joan Lasalandra (Vito) and two grandchildren; Steven Basak and Brittaney Palumbo. He is also survived by seven nieces and two nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at the Funeral Home Chapel, friends may call from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.


Service

Thursday, March 5, 2015
12:00 AM

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6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

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  • May 05, 2015
    Aileen Palumbo says:
    I miss you everyday since you left....always in my heart, my precious Daddy

  • June 07, 2022
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  • July 28, 2015
    Aileen Ann Palumbo says:
    I Love you, Daddy!!! Always and forever!!

  • July 27, 2015
    attilio mazzella says:
    dear chick
    rememberd you so well, in growing up good friends of dorothy , so sorry for your loss.. attilio and connie mazzella, fvormerely from staten iskand residing in te poconos pennsylvania

  • June 21, 2015
    Array says:
    I wish I could be saying this to your sweet little face, Happy Father's Day my dearest loving Dad!!! You are spending this Father's Day with our Heavenly Father and I know it is joyous for you but I still miss you so much. I love you forever!!!

  • June 20, 2015
    Aileen Ann Cicchese-Palumbo says:
    Happy Father's Day, Daddy....miss you so much!!!! You are never far from my thoughts and heart.

  • February 28, 2015
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • March 07, 2015
    Jackie Basak says:
    My dearest Daddy you will forever be in my heart, I miss you so much that it hurts. My comfort is that you are rejoicing in heaven with our Lord Jesus and He is rewarding you greatly for your service to Him. The legacy you have left for us will carry us through our life. I'm honored to have been your daughter and love you with all my heart. Love forever your daughter Jacqueline

  • March 04, 2015
    Marjorie Thiesing says:
    So sorry about your loss. We had such good times in the Lord together. Al and I will meet you again in Heaven! Jesus Loves You and We Do Too! Peace and Blessings to The Family.

  • March 04, 2015
    Michelle Kemp says:
    Prayers for the family...from all that I have read about Chick the world and his family have lost a great man, warrior, father, grandfather. God has recieved a great gift and he is dancing streets of Gold with Jesus.

  • March 04, 2015
    MaryBeth Parks says:
    We are so sorry for the loss of Chick. He was a Great man of God. My Family loved and admired him and his Family. Our Prayers are with you all. Blessings be with you. Love & Hugs

  • March 02, 2015
    Michael Roarty says:
    An American Hero of The Greatest Generation; also "New York's Finest."
    He loved his God, his family and his country, and served them all with an unmatched passion. I was privileged to know and call him "friend."

  • March 02, 2015
    Sandi Wendt says:
    My heart is heavy with sorry to hear of Chick's passing. He and the family were such great friends to my late husband Bob and myself, but all who they knew. May all of you hold him dear to your hearts with all the good memories. Prayers and hugs go out to each and everyone of you especially Aileen. Love always, Sandi Wendt Ragoodial.

  • March 02, 2015
    CHARLES MUCCIOLO says:
    REST IN PEACE CHICK. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN OUR HEARTS.

  • March 01, 2015
    Lois DeLong says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with the Cicchese family. May you take comfort in knowing that he is at peace and will be forever watching over you all... Love to all of you..

  • February 28, 2015
    Array says:
    My dearest,Daddy....my heart is broken.... I still can't believe you are not here with us....I long to hear your voice more time and to kiss that little bald head... But I know that you are walking on streets of gold and you are in a new body with no more pain.....I love you too infinity and back... Your loving daughter, Aileen Ann

  • February 28, 2015
    Aileen Palumbo says:
    I love you, Daddy❤❤❤