Augusta “Gussie” Sereno, 86

Augusta “Gussie” Sereno
Augusta “Gussie” Sereno

Augusta “Gussie” Sereno, 86, of Fulton died Friday at Oswego Hospital after a sudden illness.

She had worked as a lunch aide for the Fulton Junior High School lunch program and was affectionately known by the students as “Grandma” and previously worked at Sealright Company in Fulton.

Gussie was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church and member of Catholic Daughters of America, Court Pere LeMoyne #833.

She was the daughter of Sisto and Rita Cardinali and was predeceased by a sister, Anna Cardinali and husband, Peter S. Sereno.

Surviving are her two sons, David (Joy) Sereno of Cave Creek, AZ and Peter (Cathy) Sereno of Fulton; three grandchildren, Matthew, Anthony and Paige Sereno; sisters, Ermida (John) Procopio, Flora (Robert) Callen and Sarah Fruce all of Fulton; brother, Ralph (Barbara) Cardinali of Wampsville; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours are 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday with services to follow at 6:15 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. A burial service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fulton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Daughters of America, Court Pere LeMoyne #833 c/o Marjorie Corsoniti, 309 Buffalo Street, Fulton, NY 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. was very sorry to hear of Gussie’s passing. often thought about her and missed not seeing her. You are all in my prayers.

  2. I remember Gussie well. She was friendly, warm and a good friend to everybody at the Junior High. She will be missed.

  3. Pete & Cathy,
    Sorry to read of your mothers passing…I know she’ll be missed by so many. I remember my kids talking about “Grandma” when they spoke of the lunch lady…my prayers are with your family.

    Carol Wilkins
    (former co-worker)

  4. Pete and family,

    She was a jewel! We had great fun working together at the junior high school. She was always a friend to all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    with great sympathy,
    Muggins, Gary LaGrou

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