Edward John Ciolli

June 28, 1944December 23, 2012

Ciolli, Edward John of Phoenix, AZ, a beloved father, brother and grandfather passed away on December 23, 2012. He was born on June 28, 1944 in Akron Ohio, but had lived in Arizona for the majority of his life. He is a proud graduate of South Mountain High School, Phoenix AZ. He served his country in the US Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Edward enjoyed a successful career at Motorola for over 28 years. He was a devout family man who enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping trips with his family and friends. Edward was a natural athlete who loved playing softball, basketball, golf and watching any and all sports. He had a generous heart, fun loving personality, always living life to the fullest. Edward will greatly be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. He is survived by his loving family, sons John, Bruce (Lisa), Cody, brother Dave (Terri), sister Joan (Larry), grandchildren Lauren and Angelina, loving and supportive partner of 20 years Christina Miller and family Melissa, Miguel, Zerik and Kailah. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery 719 N. 27th Avenue, Phoenix AZ.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2013

Edward John Ciolli

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Michael and Cindy Shoff

January 4, 2013

We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Ed at the young age of 68. I will always remember the many years we worked together at Motorola and all the fun times we had playing softball and basketball together. Ed will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Chrissy and the Ciolli family.........

January 3, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. May the many wonderful memories you created with your Dad bring you comfort at this time. We will miss Ed, his silly smile and the hugs and kisses he always gave. Love you guys.. Carol, Jim, Jessica and Jennifer.

January 3, 2013

We loved your Dad and his wonderful smile and personality. Always full of life and a friend to all.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all your family at this very difficult time.

Love ~ Rick and Janie Guzzetta

Richard Wells

January 3, 2013

The world has lost a very nice person. I have lost a friend.

John & Patsy Momeyher

January 3, 2013

There are no words that can ease the pain of a sudden loss like this, but if caring thoughts can help they are with Crissy and all of Johns family now.

January 2, 2013

Cody, We are so sorry to hear of the death of your Dad. We will pray for you and all your family. May he rest in peace. John & Ed McGuire

January 1, 2013

Dear Bruce Ciolli and family,

I'm sorry to hear about your Dad.


Eric J. Halvorson

December 31, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
The Zimmermans