Peter A. Cifuni

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 2 Jul 2008 (aged 75–76)
Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Burial New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
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Staten Island Advance (NY) - July 5, 2008
Deceased Name: PETER CIFUNI, 76

Date of Death:07/02/2008

Advertising executive served in Korea

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Peter A. Cifuni, 76, a retired advertising company executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Born in Manhattan, he relocated to Rosedale, N.Y., in 1949, and to Yonkers, N.Y., in 1960. Seven years later, he settled in Annadale.

He graduated from Straubenmuller Textile High School in Manhattan.

Mr. Cifuni served in the U.S. Army, assigned to the 27th Infantry during the Korean War, stationed in Korea. The sergeant's most memorable moments in the military included positioning barb wire along the 38th Parallel, and the exchange of American prisoners during the war, said family.

He had a 30-year career with Wonderman Worldwide, an advertising company in Manhattan, and retired in 1998 as a vice president.

Mr. Cifuni enjoyed cheering on the Mets, taking trips to Atlantic City, and traveling to destinations such as Paris, London, Italy, Monocco and Costa Del Sol.

Surviving are his wife of 48 years, the former Mary Santos; his three daughters, Janet Kenig, Karen Zuccarelli and Lisa Herbert; a sister, Lucy Valentino, and seven grandchildren. LOOKUP The funeral will be Monday from the Casey-McCallum-Rice South Shore Funeral Home, Great Kills, with a mass at 10 a.m. in St. Christopher's R.C. Church, Grant City. Burial will be in Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp.

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