Abd, Lena Orlandi Mother, Grandmother, Wife, Sister and Friend Lena Orlandi Abd, 87 of Ellisville, Missouri formerly of Washington died Tuesday-April 29, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born January 17, 1927 in Brownsville, the daughter of the late Gaetano and Elsie Cicchetti Orlandi. Mrs. Abd was a lifetime member of the Catholic Church at St. Peters in Brownsville and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Washington since 1963. She was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She was employed for over 25 years as an Office Manager for GC Motors in Brownsville. She, along with her husband were part owners of The Washington Restaurant and she was an employee of Lang's Store. Mrs. Abd was a volunteer for the Washington Hospital Auxiliary and had a passion for the game of Bingo. It wasn't unusual to see her at many different functions enjoying Bingo. She loved to golf and was a member of the Nemacolin Country Club where she had met her husband and went on to become his wife. Her true passion in life was her granddaughters, and moving to Missouri in 2011 gave her the opportunity to spend time with them and watch proudly as they grew to young ladies. On November 15, 1958 she married George M. Abd who died April 29, 2002. Surviving is a son, George A. (Lisa) Abd of Chesterfield, Missouri; brother, Augustine (Marge) Orlandi of McDonald; sister, Louise Mendish of Brownsville; sister-in-law, Lorraine Orlandi of California; two grandchildren, Elissa Marie Abd and Amanda Michelle Abd; several nieces & nephews also survive. Mrs. Abd was preceded in death by two brothers, Angelo Orlandi & James Orlandi; a sister-in-law, Francis Orlandi, and brother-inlaw, Joseph Mendish. Services: Friends will be received on Friday-May 9, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the WarcoFalvo Funeral Home, Inc. Wilson at E. Katherine Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A blessing service will be held on Saturday-May 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Entombment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the
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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 8, 2014