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Minnie K. Albano

November 30, 1918 June 3, 2018
Minnie K. Albano
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Obituary for Minnie K. Albano

MINNIE K. ALBANO, age 99, of Piqua, passed away Sunday June 3, 2018 at 2:55 P.M. at Brookdale of Piqua. She was born November 30, 1918 in Richmond, IN to the late Anthony & Carmella (Russo) Demeo. She married Basil J. Albano January 23, 1943 in Richmond, IN. He preceded her in death September 5, 1982.

She is survived by two sons & daughters-in -law: David & Suzanne Albano, Bellefontaine, OH, Jim & Robyn Albano, Leawood, KS; one daughter & son-in-law: Gerriann & Kenneth Sito, Houston, TX; one son-in-law: Ron Wiford, Piqua, OH; nine grandchildren: Karen, Matthew, Mary Ellen, Jessica, Jacob, Kyle, Nate, Joey, Evan and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter: Nancy Wiford, three sisters and one brother.

Minnie was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Piqua. She was an avid reader, gardener, music appreciator and fitness walker. Minnie enjoyed playing Jeopardy and preparing large Italian dinners for her loved ones. She hosted the Monday morning coffee klatsch in her home for 25 years for all of her walking friends. Minnie was employed at the Piqua Orr Felt Company for many years.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday June 11, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Thomas Bolte as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-5 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua. A prayer service will be held at 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Memorials Processing St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the Bethany Center 339 South Street P.O. Box 224 Piqua, OH 45356.

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2:00 PM 6/10/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 6/10/2018 5:00:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

mass of christian burial




10:00 AM 6/11/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church

528 Broadway Piqua, OH 45356
Piqua, OH 45356

St. Mary Catholic Church
528 Broadway Piqua, OH 45356 Piqua 45356 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Forest Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356

8660 N. State Route 66 Piqua 45356 Ohio
United States

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