Lorinda H. Valone, 71, of 21 Cutting St., died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
A native of Jamestown, she was born Nov. 27, 1941, a daughter of the late Donald and Evelyn Brooks Pierson.
She was a 1951 graduate of Jamestown High School.
Lorinda H. Valone
Throughout her working career, she assisted her husband in his businesses including Valone Scale Service, Jamestown, as secretary and The Land Lubber Lodge, Surfside Beach, S.C., helping in all aspects.
She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Her family and friends were very precious to her, however her grandchildren were the highlight of her life. She and her husband enjoyed playing Pinochle with other couples. They also hosted three foreign exchange students. She always loved her dogs, especially "Red."
Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Ted Valone, whom she married Sept. 16, 1961; three children: Jeffrey (Bridget) Valone and Beth (Robert) Olson, both of Jamestown and Christopher (Lisa) Valone of Conway, S.C.; eight grandchildren: Samuel, Olivia, Jenna and Sophie Valone, Nicholas and Erik Olson, Zachary (Megan) Valone and Cameron Valone; and a great-granddaughter, Grace Valone.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Truitt; and twin brother, Peter Pierson.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. John L. Kuhlmann will officiate.
Inurnment will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 5-7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Fluvanna Volunteer Fire Department, 3536 Fluvanna Ave. Ext., Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Lorinda at www.lindfuneralhome.com.