Cynthia Maria Ranciato-Henninger, 43, of East Haven passed away Monday, January 16, 2012 at the Connecticut Hospice, Branford; surrounded by her loving family after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. Born on December 10, 1968 in New Haven; daughter of Louis E. and Maryann DeCola Ranciato of Wallingford. Cynthia graduated from North Haven High School in 1986. She was a licensed public insurance adjuster for Ranciato and Ranciato Insurance Adjusters. Cynthia was an avid nature and animal lover and a super mom. Mother of Kelsey, Kyle & Kevin Henninger all of East Haven. Sister of Richard (Catherine)Ranciato of East Haven, Lori Xeller (Anthony) of North Haven and Lisa(Peter)Samenfink of Wallingford. Aunt of Josh, Jason & Mya. Loving cousin of Theresa Ranciato-Viele and John Viele. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and her godmother Alexandria Carter. Predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Carmel and Richard DeCola, paternal grandparents, Carmel & Peter Ranciato and special cousin Jack Viele.
Her Funeral Procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Friday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Pompeii Church at 10:00. The burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. The visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cynthia Ranciato-Henninger Childrens Benefit Fund.