Mama Lena of Munhall wanted you to know her work here is done. She entered Eternal Life after 95 years on October 11, 2020.She enjoyed her life as the proud owner of Lapko’s Bar and Grill for 45 years. She will be joined by the love of her life, her husband Edward, where they will be laughing and dancing just like old times. Her oldest son Edward, Jr. (Marlene survives) will meet her at the Pearly Gates when she arrives. Her four surviving children Ronald Lapko, Linda (Bruce) Barr, Michael (Stacey) Lapko, Betty Ann (Gary) Ogg knew the great unconditional love she had for them. They blessed her with (13) beautiful Grandchildren and they gave her another (13) Great-Grandchildren. They all loved and adored her and will miss the way she always kept them laughing. She was the daughter of Italian immigrant parents the late Matteo & Concetta “Montrasti” D’Ignazio and sister of John (the late Jean) D’Ignazio, the late Edith (the late Norman) Reis, the late Anthony (the late Shirley) D’Ignazio, her ever devoted sister Rose (the late Bud) Leroch, late Maria and late Mary D’Ignazio. She was a member of the AARP Assn., St. Michaels Parish and many other charities. Mama Lena was a loving, generous woman and will be greatly missed by her family and friends and all that knew her. Family and friends received on Thursday from 2 – 8PM at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Inc., 3511 Main St. Munhall 15120 (412-461-6394). Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday at 11AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, St. Therese of Lisieux Worship Site, Munhall. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis , TN 38105.
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