Lena A. Sappington (nee Oliverio)
Aug. 28, 2013 – Aug. 30, 2013
Lena A. Sappington (nee Oliverio), “Lena Sapp,” formerly of Clarksburg,
W. Va., passed away suddenly Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the age of 91,
with family at her side.
She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Neill “Zip” Sappington, also
Lena was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan (John) Basehore of Gilbert,
Ariz., and Pamela (Mark) Ruder of Oconomowoc; son, Kenneth Sappington of
Clarksburg; her sister, Margaret (Cosmo) Donato of Niagara Falls, N.Y.;
six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews,
other family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service today,
Sept. 5, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121
S. Cross St., Oconomowoc.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the International Rett
Syndrome Foundation at
www.rettsyndrome.org or the Disabled American Veterans at
For those in Clarksburg that knew Lena, Davis-Weaver Funeral Home in
Clarksburg will have a visitation from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
8. Her eternal rest will be with Joseph Neill at her side in Clarksburg.
Family and friends may pay their respects at a graveside ceremony at
Sunset Memorial Cemetery, with a procession beginning at the
Davis-Weaver Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Sept. 9. Deacon Thomas Trunzo will
give the eulogy at the graveside.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is
serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online