GIRARD - Tina Maiorana, 84, of Girard, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Hospice House with her family by her side.
Tina was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Canand-aigua, N.Y., the daughter of the late Frank and Maria Teresa Galimi Ceravolo.
She had worked as a key punch operator for many different offices, at a dress shop during the Christmas season, and had also worked at the Air Force base in New York for a brief period of time.
She was a member of St. Rose Church and had volunteered for the Easter Seals, Cancer Society, St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Muscular Dystrophy and committee chairperson for the voting precinct.
She enjoyed getting together and playing cards with her special sisters, Betty Tondo, Lena DelBene, Barbara Dunlap and Louise Martin, since the 1960s.
Tina is survived by her husband, Anthony B. Maiorana, whom she married May 12, 1956; her children, Tina Marie (Keith) Brown of Girard, Stella (Greg) Yurco of Cortland, Teresa Maiorana of Cortland, Toni Lynn (Joe) Copploe of McDonald and Anthony (Shelly) Maiorana of Evans, Ga.; brothers, Joseph (Bev) Ceravolo of Canandaigua, N.Y., Thomas Ceravolo of Lockport, N.Y., Vincent Ceravolo of Rome, N.Y., and Rocco (Mary) Ceravolo of Fairport, N.Y.; grandchildren , Tony "Dominic" and Briana Simeone of Girard, Christopher and Hannah Simeone of Fort Worth, Texas, Matthew and Sarah Simeone of Fort Sill, Okla., Toni (Joe) Copploe of McDonald, Michael Edwards of North Hollywood, Calif., Lisa Edwards of Niles, Joseph Copploe II of McDonald, Antonio Copploe of Michigan, Chloe Alexis Maiorana, Ava Olivia Maiorana and Luke Anthony Maiorana of Evans, Ga.; stepgrandchild, Allison Brown; and great-grandson, Gryphon (Edwards) Hurd.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Santo Ceravolo.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rose Church preceded by a 10 a.m. prayer service at the Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and also from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in Girard City Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank Dr.Robert Spratt, Dr. Amy Awaida, Dr. David Dunch, Dr. Anthony Catrona, Dr. Eugene Potesta, Dr. Digvijay Singh, Dr. Brian Gruber, The Hope Center, St. Elizabeth Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, SEHC Palliative Care and Hospice House for their kindness and exceptional care that was given to Tina.
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