Jean A. Broda of Lewiston, a former shipping coordinator with Hooker Chemical Co., died Saturday in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston, after a long illness. She was 57.
Born Jean Calvello in Hazelton, Pa., she moved to Niagara Falls as a child with her family and attended local schools. She graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1965.
During the 1960s, she worked at Moore Business Forms before joining Hooker, where she coordinated product shipments to Australia and Japan until retiring to raise a family.
She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Thomas J. of Lewiston; a son, Matthew, and daughter, Lindsay, both of Lewiston; her father, Clifford K. Calvello Sr. of Niagara Falls; six brothers, Clifford Calvello of the Town of Niagara, Joseph Calvello of Lockport, Jerry, Michael and Mark Calvello , all of Niagara Falls, and Anthony Calvello of Chandler, Ariz.; and a sister, Christine "Tina" Pietrobon of Lewiston.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Peter's Catholic Church, 620 Center St., Lewiston. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston.