Paul Joseph Cioffi

6 March 1924–4 May 2009 (Age 85)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Paul Joseph

When Paul Joseph Cioffi was born on 6 March 1924, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Giuseppe Cioffi, was 26 and his mother, Theresa Cardone, was 19. He married Rene Oliva on 1 June 1947, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. He died on 4 May 2009, in Bellerose, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Calverton, Riverhead, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Paul Joseph Cioffi
Rene Oliva
Marriage: 1 June 1947

Spouse and Children

1 June 1947
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Theresa Cardone





    Helen Theresa Cioffi


World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Italian:1. probably a nickname from Sicilian cioffu ‘lock of hair’, Italian ciuffo. 2. from a French personal name of Germanic origin, Joff.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Paul Joseph Cioffi, "Find A Grave Index"

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