Albino Lamanna, 54

July 08, 2009

MAY 3, 1955-JULY 6, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Albino Lamanna, 54, of Martinsburg, passed away at home on July 6, 2009.

Al was born May 3, 1955, in Massicelle (Campania), Italy, to the late Arturo and Marianna Lamanna.

Al came to the United States in 1976, after completing high school requirements and serving in the Italian army. He lived in New York City for a few years before moving to this area, which he called home. Al owned several local pizza shops throughout the years and worked in several more.

Al was happiest when he spent time with his family, both here and abroad. He enjoyed traveling, and was excited about seeing new places and meeting new people on his journeys. At home, he kept himself busy with projects around the house and yard, and had an eye for the potential in many things.

He is remembered for being quick to offer a helping hand and opening his loving heart to those around him.


He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela DeSensi-Lamanna; two sons, Andrew and Lucas Lamanna of Shepherdstown, W.Va.; three stepchildren, Michael Osterman, Emily Osterman-Cooper and husband, Michael Cooper, and Kimberly Stout and husband, Jason Stout, and granddaughter, Jaysa Stout, all of Martinsburg.

He has two sisters and one brother living in Italy; two sisters living in Argentina; and one brother, Antonio Lamanna, living in China. He has many nieces and nephews.

He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Maria Lamanna of Shepherdstown; a niece, Iva Lamanna of Germantown, Md.; and his in-laws, Joseph and Betty DeSensi of Hagerstown, Md.

He was preceded in death by a brother and sister who lived in Italy.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 10, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff McLeod officiating. Interment will be in Rosedale Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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