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  • Lena A. Fiorentino

  • Mrs. Lena A. Fiorentino, 82, of Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Little Falls, passed away peacefully April 2, 2013, in the Little Falls Hospital, Little Falls, with her loving family at her side.

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  • Mrs. Lena A. Fiorentino, 82, of Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Little Falls, passed away peacefully April 2, 2013, in the Little Falls Hospital, Little Falls, with her loving family at her side.
    She was born on July 29, 1930, in Mohawk, the daughter of the late John and Rose Nardelli Zember, and was educated in Mohawk schools. On October 28, 1950, Lena was married to Carlo J. Fiorentino in St Anthony's Church, Herkimer. They shared a loving union of 59 years until his passing on February 19, 2010. She had been a lifelong resident of the Mohawk Valley.
    Lena was a longtime seamstress, retiring from the Duofold Dress Factory in Mohawk. Earlier in her career, she also worked for the Gordon Manufacturing Dress Company in Herkimer.
    Lena was a devout communicant of St. Francis de Sales Church in Herkimer.
    She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, James and Cynthia Fiorentino, of Newport, Carlo and Ellen Fiorentino, Jr., of Little Falls, Timothy and Patricia Fiorentino, of Newport, and Robert Fiorentino, of Springfield Center; his daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Anthony DeRusso, of Frankfort, and Olga and Ron Byrum, of Georgia; her brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Sharon Zember, of Tennessee; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Carmella and Howard Miller, of Ohio, Florence Harter, of Mohawk, and Marie and Ted Hilts, of Herkimer; her nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband and by her brother, Frank Harter.
    Lena's funeral will commence on Friday, April 5, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. from the chapel of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer, and at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church, Herkimer, where her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Very Reverend Mark Cunningham, Pastor. Interment will be made later this spring in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer.
    Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 4-7 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington St., Herkimer.
    Online condolences may be given by visiting www.eneafamily.com.
    The family is being cared for by Kevin E. Enea and Scott J. Pizer, Funeral Directors for the Enea Family Funeral Homes of the Mohawk Valley.
     
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