Evelyn Sorrell Bruno, 98, longtime resident of Mattydale and Liverpool, died Wednesday at Crouse Irving Hospital. A native of Altona, NY, Evelyn was the daughter of the late John and Mary LaValley Sorrell.
She was a graduate of the Beau Art School of Hairdressing in Syracuse and worked as a self employed beautician in Liverpool for 34 years before retiring. Evelyn was a life member of the Mattydale Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the former director of the District #4 Hairdressers Association serving North Syracuse, Utica, and Rome. She was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Liverpool.
Evelyn was predeceased by her husband, Rocci Bruno, in 1997.
Surviving are her sister: Belva Collins of Plattsburgh, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Sunday from 3-5 pm at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Road, Mattydale. Funeral services will begin Monday, 9:30am at the funeral home followed by entombment in Woodlawn Mausoleum, Syracuse. Contributions in Evelyn's memory may be made to Mattydale Volunteer Fire Dept. Inc., 173 East Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211.