Jean M. Valvo (Brunatti), age 84, of Dunkirk, N.Y., died Tuesday March 19, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Brooks Memorial Hospital. She was born July 9, 1928 in Colver, PA, to the late Lorenzo Brunatti and Guerina Baroni Valvo. Jean was the wife of the late Frank Valvo.
She enjoyed taking trips to the area casinos and was an avid card player. Jean also enjoyed working in her garden. A loyal fan of her beloved New York Yankees, she spent many a summer night watching the Yankees on television with her husband Frank.
Survivors include her daughter Janet L. (Thomas) Swank, of Dunkirk, NY; her son Dale R. Valvo (Diane) of Bedford, New Hampshire; Her grandchildren Ryan Golubski of Dunkirk, NY, Jason Golubski of Syracuse, NY, Leigh Sattler (Jeff) of Michigan, and Mark Valvo (Liz) of New Mexico.
Also great-grandchildren Brady, Bryce and Laine Sattler, sister-in-law Sarah Brunatti of Brocton, NY and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband and parents, Jean is predeceased by her brothers Lawrence, Hank and Samuel Brunatti.
Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Valvo's memory may be made to the Dunkirk Free Library, 536 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY 14048.
No prior visitation. Funeral services will be announced this coming summer. Online tributes may be made at larsontimkof uneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler, LARSON-TIMKO Funeral Home, 679-9000.