GIRARD, Ohio – Tina Maiorana, 84, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Hospice House, Poland, Ohio with her family by her side.
Tina was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Canandaigua, 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, 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, Ohio, Stella (Greg) Yurco of Cortland, Ohio, Teresa Maiorana of Cortland, Toni Lynn (Joe) Copploe of McDonald, OH 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 Ft. Worth, Texas, Matthew and Sarah Simeone of Ft. Sill, Okla., Toni (Joe) Copploe of McDonald, Michael Edwards of North Hollywood, Calif., Lisa Edwards of Niles, Ohio, Joseph Copploe II of McDonald, Antonio Copploe of Michigan, Chloe Alexis Maiorana, Ava Olivia Maiorana and Luke Anthony Maiorana of Evans; step grandchild, 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 on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Rose Church, preceded by a prayer service at 10 a.m. at the Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, Ohio.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. and also on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will take place at Girard City Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank 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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