Francisco Alecia

Francisco "Cisco" Alecia

1970 - 2020

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Francisco (Cisco) Alecia, 50, of Watervliet, NY, passed away on December 24th, 2020 at home in Watervliet. Cisco was born in Albany, NY to Gloria E. McKenzie and the late Wittie (Willie) D. Jones on January 27th, 1970. After high school, Cisco joined the U.S Army (2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment) in Germany from 1988 until 1990. After serving and coming back to New York, Cisco met his forever love Lorraine in 2001 and married on December 12th, 2012 making 19 beautiful years together in August. He went on to earn an Associates Degree in Culinary from Schenectady County Community College. He worked as a Chef for multiple restaurants over the years. He enjoyed listening to music, playing cards, playing pool, shooting darts, watching Yankee games, playing with his dogs, his 2 lovely daughters and going to state fairs with his family. He joined the Bowling League associated with Del Lanes in 2005-2015 and was involved in several events at the local Elks Club and the VA Hospital throughout many years. Cisco was a devoted husband and loving father of 2 beautiful young girls Caitlyn age 18, and Jaidyn age 12. Cisco had the amazing opportunity to watch his daughter Caitlyn go off to college in August. We also cannot forget his other children (puppies) Bailey, Sheba and Max. Cisco was known for his silly and fun personality, he always knew how to bring life into a room. He will be dearly missed. Cisco is survived by his 2 daughters Caitlyn and Jaidyn Alecia, mother Gloria E. McKenzie, 2 sisters Deanna (Stephen) Jones and Kimberly (Eric) Speight, 2 nieces Shiaria McCall and Markeisha Jones, 2 great nieces E’Layah and Emarie Jones, 3 nephews Marvais Jones, Tra’Vontay and Da’Vontay Speight, 2 great nephews Elias and Elijah Jones and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his wife Lorraine Alecia, father Wittie (Willie) D. Jones, and son Tyler Alecia. A Special Thank You to Bob & Ellen Passonno and the Elks Club Community for all the help, support and contributions during this very difficult time. Memorial donations may be made to the Mohawk Humane Society in Cisco’s name please. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to The Elks Lodges in the Capital District for helping his 2 daughters in these tough times. On behalf of my sister and myself, thank you to everyone who had reached out and offered help during these times. It doesn’t go unnoticed. - Caitlyn & Jaidyn Alecia