Phillip S. Marciano, MD

                    February 12, 2010

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Phillip S. Marciano, MD of Manlius, passed away peacefully Friday at St. Josephs Hospital. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Central High School where he was captain of the Track Team; received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University; he received his doctorate in Medicine from the University of Milan, Italy. Dr. Marciano served his internship and residency at St. Josephs Hospital; as chief resident he was also associated with St. Marys Maternity Hospital. He was an attending Obstetrician/Gynecologist at St. Josephs and Community General Hospitals during his long career. He served in the Army during WWII, retiring as a Lt Colonel.
He was a communicant of St. Daniels Church in Lyncourt and St. Anns Church in Manlius. He was a member of the Onondaga County Medical Society and a Fellow of the College of Obstetrics/Gynecology. Dr. Marciano was the Founder of the Prodigy Foundation, a scholarship program for gifted children in Music and Science; he was a member of the Syracuse Opera Board of Directors.
As an amateur economist, he supported the teachings of Ludwig Van Mises Institute of Austrian Economics. His personal interests included playing the violin, reading books of various topics including philosophy in several languages, and enjoyed playing tennis. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, JoAnna Steffan Marciano; nephew, Louis F. Greco of Houston, TX, niece, Alba Mahan of Syracuse, nephews, Michael and Daniel Boschi both of New Hampshire.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12:10 pm Thursday, February 18th at St. Daniels Church, 3004 Court St., Syracuse. A program of classical music will be performed at the service, to include international tenor, Carlos Seise.
Contributions may be made to the Parkinson Support Group of Syracuse New York, 4224 Trotwood Lane, Clay, NY 13041 or the Golisano Childrens Hospital, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.

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Death: February 12, 2010

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