Serene Caprino Brown

Serene Caprino Brown, 77, of 63 Frederick Blvd., WE, formerly of 1049 Kiantone Road, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday (April 30, 2014), at her residence.

She was born Nov. 21, 1936, in Tortorici, Sicily, the daughter of Ignazio and Sebastiana Montagna Caprino.

Serene was employed at Valeo as an assembler for 27 years, retiring in 2001. She was previously em-ployed at National Worsted Mills.

She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church and helped bake for the annual St. Joseph Table and the summer festival.

Serene loved her grandchildren, and she en-joyed crocheting, cooking, gardening and going to her home in Florida for the winter.

She is survived by her husband, Robert J. Brown, whom she married on Aug. 6, 1960, in St. James Catholic Church; a son, Robert J. Brown, Chicago, Ill.; two daughters: Anna (David) Lamantia, West El-licott, and Deborah (Ben) Session, Ormond Beach, Fla.; two grandchildren: David Lamantia Jr. and Nina S. Lamantia, Brockport, N.Y.: two brothers: Ignatius “Knots” (Sarah) Caprino, Ocala, Fla., and Carl (Mary) Caprino, Ross Mills, Falconer; two sisters: Josephine (Harry) Hind, Frewsburg, and Teresa Elmeer, Tampa, Fla.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Ciancio.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. James Catholic Church. The Rev. Darrell G. Duffy, pastor, will be the celebrant.

Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Friends will be received on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. in the Hubert Funeral Home and Cremation Services, where a Christian Wake Service will be held at 2:45 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

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