Mary K. Shababb

Mary K. Shababb, 89 of Danbury, wife of the late Abraham A. Shababb died on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Danbury Hospital.

Mrs. Shababb was born in Samandag, Turkey, March 15, 1922, daughter of Yakoup and Barbara (Shababb) Imbaid.

She immigrated to the United States from Turkey in 1948 settling in Danbury and has resided here ever since and was a homemaker.

Mrs. Shababb was a member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church of Danbury and of its Ladies Society.

She is survived by two sons, George A, Shababb and his wife, Elissa of East Hills, NY and Larry N. Shababb of Danbury; a daughter, Barbara Ann Dell’Orso and her husband, Thomas Jr. of Concord, NC, four grandchildren, Lauren Philip, Danielle Shababb, Thomas Dell’Orso III and Jessica Dell’Orso and several  nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

In addition to her parents, husband, three sisters and a brother, Mrs. Shababb was predeceased by a grandson, Bryan Dell’Orso.

The Rite of Burial will take place on Monday, June 27, 2011 at 10:30 am in St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 125 Kohanza St., Danbury with the Very Rev. George Albert officiating.

Burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury.

The family will receive friends in the Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury on Sunday, June 26th from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Contributions in Mrs. Shababb’s memory and honor may be made to the American  Heart Association, 5 Brookside Dr., Wallingford, CT  06492, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Building Fund, 12 Kohanza St., Danbury 06811.

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