Gean Serefine, 84, of Penn Yan, passed away at home surrounded by her loving children  Saturday, December 16, 2017.

In keeping with Gean’s wishes there are no prior calling hours or service. Memorials may be made in Gean’s memory to Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, N.Y. 14456.

Gean was born April 22, 1933, the daughter of the late Grace (Broadribb) and John Tietjen.  She had worked for JJ Newberry’s, Westinghouse, Seneca Foods, Roto Salt, Bell’s Grocery Store, and retired from Walmart in Geneva. Gean was member of the Women of the Moose from 1975 thru 2012. She enjoyed reading and was an avid Bingo player.

Gean is survived by her loving and caring children, “Bernie” Louis B. Serefine Jr. and Susan Serefine, both of Penn Yan; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Betty Thomas, Jack Tietjen, Mike Tietjen; a twin sister, Gennie Moss; and Pauline Greenfield.

Memories of Gean may be shared with her family and friends at www.townsendwoodfuneralchapel.com