PORTLAND – Kenneth P. Cicuto, 64, passed away Oct. 25 at his home in Portland.
He was born Nov. 9, 1950, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Victor and Mary Ann (Hrehocik) Cicuto. He graduated from Lowellville High School in 1968 and studied genetics at Ohio University, graduating in 1972.
Cicuto attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine from 1972 to 1976. He chose to pursue radiology, and completed a residency program at the Osteopathic Hospital of Maine in Portland, which he attended from 1977-1979.
Cicuto was accepted into the Interventional Radiology Fellowship program at the University of Pennsylvania, after which he returned to Portland to begin his practice.
His professional accomplishments included board certification in radiology and Emeritus Fellow in the Society of Interventional Radiology. He was also a contributing author to two publications: “Retrograde Cannulation of the Thoracic Duct and Embolization of the Cisterna Chyli in the treatment of Chylous Ascites,” May 2008 in the Journal of Vascular and Intermentional Radiology: JVIR and “Renal Artery Stenosis: Anatomic Classification for Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty,” November 1981 American Journal of Roentgenology.
Cicuto retired from Spectrum Medical Group in 2013, after 35 years of practice.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (McInnis) Cicuto; his brother, Dr. Robert Cicuto; three children, Carrie Cicuto, Bart Cicuto and Ken Cicuto; two stepchildren, Jeniffer Mulherin and Jason Mulherin; six granddaughters, Olivia Mileski, Maxine Cicuto, Ellie Adkins, Tess Cicuto, Genevieve Cicuto and Lola Cicuto, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A service of remembrance was celebrated Nov. 2, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Gist Cancer Research Fund, 55 Saw Mill Rd., New City, New York 10956.