Leno A. Serafini Sr., 86, of Wayne Road in DuBois, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012 at his daughterâ€™s home in Treasure Lake.
He was born on June 15, 1926 in Cardiff, Pa., to the late Joseph and Teresa (Calliari) Serafini. He was married to Josephine (Ogiba) Serafini for 32 years. She preceded him in death on June 1, 1992. He then married Mary (Reed) Serafini. She preceded him in death on Dec. 25, 2005.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Keystone Carbon Company in St. Marys after 40 years of service.
He was active with Dadâ€™s Horseshoe Club. He loved to hunt, fish, and garden and was active in many clubs in the DuBois area.
Leno is survived by his children, Leno A. Serafini Jr. and his wife Gale of Harrisburg, Stanley W. Serafini of Fairfield, Calif., Robert P. Serafini and his wife Edna of St. Marys, Theresa S. Vida of DuBois, and Christine S. Serafini of St. Marys; a sister, Agnes Winkler of Penfield; a brother, Irvin Serafini of Kersey; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by two children, Paul and Sophie Serafini; one sister, Mabel Riccadonna; and one brother, Guido Serafini.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Leno A. Serafini Sr. will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Michaelâ€™s Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at the Goble Baronick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donorâ€™s choice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.