Wanda L. Mesiana

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Wanda L. Mesiana

78, Greenwood, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. She was born in Shoals, IN on February 2, 1936 to William Andrew and Inez Marie Grigsby Stringer. Wanda was a 1954 graduate of Shoals High School, where she was a cheerleader. In 1957, she was a Princess in the Queen's court of the inaugural Indianapolis 500 parade. She worked as an executive secretary for US Rubber and RCA. She also worked as a medical assistant for MedCheck and a sales associate for Sears. Wanda was a cheerleading mother for the Northeastwood Youth Football Association and was a member of the American Legion Post 495 Women's Auxiliary. She married Joseph A. Mesiana on December 3, 1956. Joseph passed away on March 5, 1998. Wanda is survived by her children, Joseph Anthony Mesiana Jr. (Terri), Mary Christina Bleizeffer (David), Angela Mesiana-Frazer; grandchildren, Cameron, Joey, Gregory, Demi, Dominick, Josephine, Shannah, Kagney; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Iva; sister, Wilma Engle; brother, Charles Stringer; dear family friend, Susan Wilkins; and best friend, Marilyn Force. Visitation will be on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. in Daniel F. O' Riley Funeral Home . A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Burial will be in Washington Park East Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at:

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Funeral Home
Daniel F O'Riley Funeral Home
6107 S East Street Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 787-8224
Funeral Home Details
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 7, 2014
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