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Marc J Cioffi

September 28, 1957 ~ May 10, 2021 (age 63)


     Marc J. Cioffi, 63 of Highmount died Monday May 10, 2021 at his residence.  He was born September 28, 1957 in Paris France, son of the late Louis and Naomi Waki Cioffi.  Marc was a gifted and talented freelance commercial film producer who was constantly sought after to travel the world and work his magic.  He prided himself on his excellent research skills which help to vault him to the top of his field.  Marc enjoyed the beauty of nature, and was both a mountain bike enthusiast and a rock & ice climber.  He valued quality equipment, in his endeavors.  Marc extended himself to others, even teaching classes in Central Park on successful climbing techniques. He an amazing chef/gourmand, spoke 4 languages, and in his free time was always teaching himself new things about his many passions.  Marc was an artisan at heart who embraced a variety of music.  He was professionally trained at music  conservatories in both London and Paris.  In his off-time, he enjoyed forging and skillfully sharpening a variety of implements.  Marc was both physically and mentally strong.  One of his greatest pleasures was working on and customizing his beloved classic Land Rover  He was truly altruistic at heart, and placed the needs of others ahead of his own.  His selfless nature is his lasting legacy.  
     A private family gathering to honor and respect Marc will take place at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home 87 Main St. Phoenicia.  You may share a special memory or condolence with the family on Marc's Tribute Wall at







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