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Dorothy E. Cipriano

March 13, 1938 February 1, 2018
Dorothy E. Cipriano
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Obituary for Dorothy E. Cipriano

On February 1, 2018, Dorothy Lindwall Saitta Cipriano, wife of retired USAF Lt Col John Cipriano, passed away peacefully. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Major Michael Saitta USAF, her parents, Rudy and Margaret Lindwall, and her brother Richard Lindwall.
She is survived by her children, Dr. Michael Saitta (Wynn), David Saitta (Cynthia) and Laura Saitta. She is also survived by her stepchildren Jeanette Cipriano Maize (Jay), Jennifer Cipriano (Ben), and Tony Cipriano (Sarah); grandchildren, Wayne Pearson (Ali),Col Pearson, Jonathan Saitta, Jaclyn Saitta, Angela Saitta, Ariana Saitta, Nathan Maize, Avery Maize, Viola Cipriano, Vincent McManus, Nicolas Cipriano, and Natalie Cipriano; great grandchildren Bobby, Tatum and Logan Pearson; along with her sister,Peggy Sorrentino, sister in law Joann Lindwall and nephews, Rick Gallo (Dawn), Rich Lindwall (Lauren) and Joey Lindwall (Jaime).
Dorothy completed her bachelor and master degrees at Wright State University after which she began her civilian career for the USAF at the Air Force Institute of Technology; followed by many years for the Air Staff at the Pentagon. During her husband John’s tour in Germany, she worked for USAFE in Ramstein AB. After retirement, Dorothy was an Air Force “Arlington Lady” volunteer at Arlington National Cemetery for 12 years. She was a member of the Sumi-e Society of America and a Resident Associate at the Smithsonian. Relatives and friends may call at Jefferson Funeral Chapel 5755 Castlewellan Dr. Alexandria, VA 22315 on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2:00-4:00PM and 6:00-8:00PM. Funeral service will be held at Saint Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church, 6222 Franconia Rd, Alexandria, VA 22310 Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:30AM. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded Warriors or a charity of your choice.


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Visitation

Sunday

11

Feb

2:00 PM 2/11/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/11/2018 4:00:00 PM
Jefferson Funeral Chapel

5755 Castlewellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315

Jefferson Funeral Chapel
5755 Castlewellan Drive Alexandria 22315 VA
United States

Visitation

Sunday

11

Feb

6:00 PM 2/11/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/11/2018 8:00:00 PM
Jefferson Funeral Chapel

5755 Castlewellan Drive
Alexandria, VA 22315

Jefferson Funeral Chapel
5755 Castlewellan Drive Alexandria 22315 VA
United States

Service

Monday

12

Feb

10:30 AM 2/12/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic church

6222 Franconia Road
Alexandria, VA 22310

St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic church
6222 Franconia Road Alexandria 22310 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Arlington National Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA 22211

1 Memorial Drive Arlington 22211 VA
United States
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