Mary B. Musso

Mary B. Musso, 88, of Ellicott Road. in Brocton, N.Y., passed away on Saturday afternoon Jan. 26 surrounded by her loving family at the Chautauqua County Home in Dunkirk, New York, after a brief illness.

Mary was born in Dunkirk, N.Y. on Feb. 3, 1924 and had been a Brocton resident all of her life. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Grace Trippi Gatto.

She was a former machine operator for Kraft Foods of Dunkirk, N.Y. retiring in 1986 after 30 years of service. Mary had also worked for the Salvation Army for 25 years. She was a great lover of horses, traveling and shopping.

Mary is survived by two daughters: Barbara Jones of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Mary Jo Mulkin of Dunkirk, N.Y.; four grandchildren: Lisa, Danny, Shannon and Ryan; and seven great-grandchildren.

Beside her parents she was predeceased by her husband Joseph Musso, whom she married in 1942 and who passed away on April 27, 2003; one sister Angeline Leone; two brothers: Joseph Gatto and Anthony Gatto; one grandson, Jonathan Mulkin; one granddaughter, Denise Jones; and one son-in-law, George Jones.

Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock on Wednesday morning (Jan. 30, 2013) at the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton, N.Y. The Rev. Larry Morrison will officiate. Interment will follow at the Portland Evergreen Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the Morse Funeral Home on Tuesday (Jan. 29, 2013) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Arrangements are by the Morse Funeral Home.