|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1912|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2003|
Charleston Daily Mail (WV) - December 15, 2003
Deceased Name: Lena Thabet Corey
REDFORD, Mich. — Lena Thabet Corey, formerly of Charleston, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord at the age of 91 on Dec. 12, 2003, at her daughter and son-in-law's home in Redford, Mich.
She was the beloved wife of the late Schakabe "Mutt" Corey and the fourth daughter of the late George and Emaline Thabet.
She is survived by four children, Dolores and husband, Mike Bsharah Jr., of Redford, Archpriest George and wife, Laila Corey, of Fort Lauderdale and Naples, Fla., Barbara and husband, Sidney Farha, of Lexington, Ky., and Lawrence and wife, Lorraine, of Burke, Va.
She is also survived by 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her surviving sister, Evelyn Kerbawy of Boyne City, Mich.; sisters-in-law, Alexandra Corey of Charleston and Gwen Corey of Studio City, Calif.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Lena worked with her husband, Mutt, for many years in the Arcade Fruit Market, Mutt's Fruit Bowl and Mutt's Car Wash, all in Charleston, before working with her nephews, Richard and Robert Corey of Corey Brothers on Lewis Street. She was a faithful member of St. George Orthodox Church, Charleston, as well as attending St. George Orthodox Church, Troy, Mich., and the Basilica of St. Mary's, Livonia, Mich.
Visitation will be at St. George Orthodox Church, Charleston, Lee and Court Streets, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Archpriest Olof Scott, pastor of St. George Orthodox Church and visiting clergy at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at St. George Orthodox Church. Burial will follow immediately at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.
Funeral arrangements are by J.E. Johnson Funeral Home, Kanawha City.
Contributions in her name can be made to the St. George Memorial Fund or a charity of your choice.
Shakabe Corey (1911 - 1976)
Sunset Memorial Park
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Rita & Lee Gordon
Record added: May 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90080741
REST IN PEACE|
Added: Nov. 28, 2012