Shelley A. Traniello, 45, of 21 Conewango Ave., Celoron, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 1, 2013, in her home.
A lifelong area resident she was born Jan. 10, 1968, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of John M. Traniello and Carolyn Jones Fish.
She was a 1986 graduate of Southwestern Central School and had previously been employed by the Holiday Valley Resort and Conference Center for several years.
She was a member of the Herman Kent Post 777 American Legion, Celoron and the Celoron Moose Lodge. She also loved to golf and was especially fond of animals, especially her pet kitten.
She will be remembered as a loving and caring person who had a beautiful smile that attracted people to her. She was very outgoing and friendly to everyone and had many friends.
Surviving are her father and stepmother, John M. and Donna Traniello of Sinclairville; her mother and stepfather, Carolyn and James Fish of Celoron; her two sisters, Debbie M. (Steve) Wright of Lakewood and Tracy L. Traniel-lo of Salamanca, N.Y.; a stepsister, Krista Mineweaser of Russell, Pa.; a stepbrother Greg Alonge of S.C.; her two uncles, Frank (Betty) Traniello of Jamestown and David (Liane) Traniello of Fla.; her aunt, Sandra Scott of Jamestown; and her two nephews, Zachary T. Swan of Fairport, N.Y. and Jacob A. "Jake" Swan of Lakewood.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Albert J. and Vera M. Traniello; her maternal grandparents, Arthur E. and Marie Theresa Collins Jones; and her uncle, Bobby J. Traniello.
A service celebrating Shelley's life will be held at a date and time to be announced by the family.
Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Celoron Fire Department, 92 Dunham Ave., Celoron, NY 14720 or to a charity of one's choice.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Shelley at lindfuneralhome.com.