Gilda Elizabeth Mannino, 94, a resident of Carolina Shores for the past 35 years, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at her home.
She was born in Bronx, N.Y., May 2, 1919, the daughter of the late Louis and Marianna Amendola Biancheri. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony J. Mannino.
Mrs. Mannino was a retired secretary from Republic Aviation Corp., where she met her husband. She was a devoted homemaker, a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church Ladies Guild, a member of the literacy council and other charitable organizations.
Surviving is her daughter, Rosemarie Hawkins of Aquebogue, N.Y.
A Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. Inurnment will follow in the church columbarium.
Memorials may be directed to Duke University Medical Center Cancer Research, 3828, Durham, NC 27710.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralserice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.