Josephine Guttadauria Brunacini. 93, died Thursday January 3, 2019, in UPMC Chautauqua.
Josephine was born in Jamestown NY on March 21 1925 the daughter of the late Michael and Josephine Averna Guttadauria She married the love of her life Joseph Randolph Brunacini July 15, 1942 and they lovingly raised 13 children the late Valerie (the late Les )Hill, Marilyn (the late Dr. William) Bellavia, the late Vincene Brunacini, the late Joseph R. Brunacini, Jr. the late Vincent (Debra Lawson) Brunacini, Dr. Timothy (Suzanne Hunt) Brunacini , Anne (Dr. Craig) Gordon ,Mary (Patrick) Hoover, Michael Brunacini, William Brunacini, the late Catherine Brunacini, Martine (Rev. John) Hamilton, and Gerard (Matet) Brunacini; grandchildren include Rev Daniel (Betsy) Bellavia, Rand (Erin)Bellavia, Timothy (Dino) Bellavia, David Bellavia, Les (Colleen) Hill, Lori (Eric)Currier, Katie (Joel) Blanket, Kris (Becky) Hill, Dr Brain (Dr Jenny)Brunacini, Dr Kevin(Andrea) Brunacini, Ellery Gordon, Jamie (Molly Jo)Seymour, Justin (Mandy) Seymour , Benjamin (Ivory) Wolf, Christopher Wolf, Zachary Brunacini, Brandon Hamilton, Ryan Hamilton, Jonny (Cristina) Hamilton, Kassilyn (Tom) Baker, Victoria (Richard) Reed, Julia (Steve)Paulson, Gerae Brunacini, Michael (Kristin) Brunacini, Ellia Brunacini, Kayleigh Brunacini, Joshua Brunacini and Angel Masdo and many great and great great grandchildren.
She lived 93 Godly years and was instrumental in bringing many people to receiving the gift of Salvation. Her infinite wisdom and strength will be remembered by many. A patient and loving,wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her genuine smile and encouragement was a constant in her life. She taught not to judge and to forgive always. The unconditional love and her dedication to her family was admired by many through the years. Her most valued asset was her pure heart and faith in God. She was an outstanding mother wife, mother and grandmother. All of her grandchildren loved her and called her "Mama." She was a talented poetry writer that was expressed with beauty and depth. Due
to Alzheimer's her loving caretaker Pam VanArsdale read them to her to remind her of the gift that she
gave to us all.
She was predeceased by her parents, brothers and sisters; a daughter Valerie Hill; two infant
daughters Vincene and Catherine; two sons Joseph and Vincent Brunacini, sons in law Les Hill, Dr Bill Bellavia, daughters in law Cindy and Shelly Brunacini , granddaughter Jennifer Seymour and great grandson Jacob Seymour.
Our parents had a rare and unique love, our father cherished her and it was a true love story
marked with dedication and faith . We are all truly blessed to have had the honor of being part of the
Brunacini heritage…… Mama you were so loved.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Visitation will not be observed. Memorials may be made to Meal On Wheels, 3045 Fluvanna Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may leave words of condolence at www.lindfuneralhome.com.