Jean D. Pagano, a homemaker, died Thursday in her home after a brief illness. She was 75.
Born Jean Pelosino in Niagara Falls, she was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School.
A lifelong city resident, Mrs. Pagano was a homemaker who built a large library of original recipes over the years, especially for Italian food.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Nicholas; a daughter, Christine D. of Rescue, Calif.; two sons, Daniel A. of Lewiston and Maj. Michael L. of the U.S. Marine Corps, Chula Vista, Calif.; a brother, Nicholas Pelosino of Niagara Falls; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in M.J. Colucci & Son Niagara Funeral Chapel, 2730 Military Road, Town of Niagara. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.