Carolyn ( Maiorana ) Valentine

Carolyn (Maiorana) Valentine, formerly of Dunkirk, NY, passed away Monday (Nov. 11, 2013) at home in Rochester, NY with her loving family at her side. She was born Dec. 25, 1920.

Predeceased by husband Albert; parents Charles and Angeline Maiorana; sister Sadie Pirrello; brothers Carl and Alfred Maiorana.

Survived by one son Ronald (Grace) Valentine; daughter Maryann; and grandson Ron. Also survived by sisters Rose Bomasuto and Mary Bonner; several special nieces, nephews, dear cousins, and many friends.

Carolyn was a former employee of Dunkirk Ice Cream Co., Red Wing Company, and Chautauqua County Office for the Aging. She devoted many hours to volunteering for organizations in the Dunkirk area. She was an avid bingo and card player. She loved baking and entertaining her family and friends.

No prior calling hours. A Celebration of Life Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Dunkirk on November 16, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Flowers gratefully declined, but a donation to the charity of your choice in her name would be greatly appreciated.