Cynthia Marie Stanziano

January 28, 1960 ~ August 7, 2020 (age 60)


Cynthia Marie Stanziano (nee: Schneider), 60 years of age, and a lifetime resident of Amherst, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake surrounded by her family,  after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer.

She was born January 28, 1960, in Amherst, Ohio.  Cindy graduated from Lorain Catholic High school with the class of 1978. 

She had a passion for nursing from a young age and fulfilled that dream with a 33 year career as an RN with Cleveland Metro General Hospital. Cindy’s spirituality shined  through as a lifelong member of Saint Joseph Catholic Church parish in Amherst,  where she was a choir member for many years. Being a wife of a veteran, she was an active member of the Amherst VFW as well as the Eagles Club of Amherst. Cindy enjoyed cheering on the Cleveland Browns as a member of the “Browns Backers”. Additionally she enjoyed camping with friends and traveling to new sights with the love of her life, Tony.

Survivors include her siblings  Ronald Schneider of Sheffield Lake, Kevin Schneider (Mary Kay) of Avon Lake, Sharon Schieferstein (Bruce) of Amherst, Mary Friedrick (Craig) of Arizona, Jane Jilka (George) of   Florida;  her brother in laws Robert (Carol) Stanziano of Amherst, Paul (Cheri) Stanziano of Grafton, and sister in law Raeann (Ron) Scott of Amherst; as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of twenty-eight years Anthony “Tony” R. Stanziano on October 30, 2013; her brother Michael E. Schneider; and her parents Earl H. and Mary Ann Schneider (nee: Traut).

Private services will be held by the family including interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Amherst.  Live streaming of service for extended family and friends will be available Monday, Aug. 10th, at 11 am by logging on to and selecting the live stream tab.    Rebroadcasting of services will be available at The Rev. Fr. Timothy O’Connor, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, will officiate.  

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Amherst Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1662; 165 Cleveland Avenue, Amherst, OH 44001.

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