Sylvia Ciolino

February 9, 1934 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 86)


Sylvia Ciolino (Russo), age 86, passed away peacefully January 28, 2021. She was born February 9, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan to Francesco and Mary. In 1957 she married the love of her life, Dominick Ciolino. They met as part of the bridal party for her cousin, Dolly Tedesco.

She always wore an angel pin on her right lapel. It was important for her to share this symbol of faith with all of those around her. Dominick and Sylvia raised their children in the Catholic faith with unconditional love and adoration.

For many years Sylvia loved her work as a hairdresser, especially building relationships with her beloved clients.

Throughout her life Sylvia loved to dance, especially the Jitterbug.

Sylvia is proceeded by her siblings Pete, Sam, Carmello, Tony, Joe and Jaqueline. She is survived by her children Anthony (Karen), Rosann (Jerry), Grayce Mary (Harvey), Teresa (Kenny), and Gina (Tim), and grandchildren Frank (Jennifer), Phil, Sarah (Colin), Kate (Alex), Marc (Amanda), Angela, Kevin, Blaine (Jen), Dominic and Maria (Sean). In addition she is survived by seven great grandchildren. All of these family members she loved dearly.

Please join us celebrating her life Tuesday, February 2, 2021, between 3:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. at Lee Elena Funeral Home, 46530 Romeo Plank Rd, Macomb, MI 48044. Funeral service, Wednesday at St. Therese of Lisieux at 10:00 a.m., instate 9:30 a.m.

Donations may be made in Sylvia's memory to the American Diabetes Association. Direct link to their website can be found at the end of the obituary page.

To send flowers to Sylvia's family, please visit our floral store.


February 2, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lee-Ellena Funeral Home
46530 Romeo Plank Rd
Macomb, MI 48044

Gathering of Family and Friends
February 3, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Therese of Lisieux
48115 Schoenherr Rd
Township, MI 48315

Funeral Mass
February 3, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Therese of Lisieux
48115 Schoenherr Rd
Township, MI 48315


American Diabetes Association

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