Jack Gabriel Serio Sr., 87, of Sykesville, Md., died peacefully in Florida on Saturday, April 13, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara Ann Baublitz Serio, who passed away in 1996.

Jack was born on July 18, 1931, in Baltimore. He was the son of the late Angelina Sarah Citrano Serio and the late Augustus Phillip Serio, was the brother of the late Concetta Theresa Serio Affayroux (late James Affayroux) and Anthony Paul Serio of Randallstown (late Elizabeth Ann Schultz Serio).

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, and worked for the telephone company until his retirement in 1994. He was a long standing member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Community, and was a long time member of the Freedom Optimist Club and the American Legion. He was an avid Orioles and Ravens fan, loved visiting the beach, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his five children, son Jack Gabriel Serio Jr. and wife Mary (Hill) of Valrico, Fla., son Michael Anthony Serio and wife Kim (Samilton) of Finksburg, Robert Paul Serio and wife Kim (Arnold) of Mount Airy, Joseph Phillip Serio and wife Audrey (Logan) of Sykesville, and daughter Nance Ann Serio of Littlestown. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home in Winfield on Monday, April 22, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Christian Wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

A funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD 21784, at 11 a.m. Internment will be at Lake View Memorial Cemetery in Sykesville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by phone (800-805-5856) or online at

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