CIANCI, Edward S. Of Tewksbury, formerly of Somerville, died Dec. 31, at age 65. Founder and owner of American Motorcycle Supply in Tewksbury, former employee of Draper Labs. Vietnam War, Army Veteran. Beloved husband for 34 years of Lois Antonette "Toni" (Ray) Cianci. Son of the late Salvatore and Mary (Ianuzzi) Cianci. Besides his beloved wife Toni, he is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Jesse S. Cianci of Cambridge, and Edward J. Cianci and his wife Belynda (Nelson) Cianci of Lowell, who gave birth to his first grandchildren, triplets, born on October 16, Ruby, Autumn, and Henry. He shared an especially deep bond with his family and several dear friends. Visiting hours Thursday, January 3, from 4 to 8 in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, phone (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. His funeral will begin Friday morning, January 4, at 10:30 a.m. from the Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass Friday at 11:30 a.m. in St. William's Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte 38) Tewksbury, followed by Army Honors. In lieu of flowers, the family has established the Ed Cianci Memorial Fund for the benefit of his grandchildren. Gifts can be sent in his honor to TD Banknorth, 995 Main St., Tewksbury01876. tewksburyfuneralhome.com

Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 2, 2013