Fort Bragg Advocate-News

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3/3/1926 to 12/23/2021 Place of birth, Chicago Illinois, to parents, John Abbati and Lucy Sahardina Abbati from Palermo Italy.

Lena went to the Catholic schools in Monterey California but had to quit after the ninth grade to help support her large family of 11 siblings. She worked in the fish canneries along with several of her siblings.

It was there that she met Anthony J Carine when he was there on leave from the army. They were married in Fort Bragg October 21, 1945. Several years later they adopted two children a boy and a girl to whom they were very proud to tell everyone.

Lena was a hard worker, she worked in the laundry‘s as well as restaurant­s until she retired.

Tony and Lena walked to town several times a week because they both loved to walk. Sometimes they took their granddaugh­ters to Goodie’s ice cream restaurant.

She lost the love of her life Anthony J Carine, December 18, 1998.

She will always be remembered by her family as making sure they had plenty to eat and they put their coats on if it was cold outside (till the very end).

Lena is now dancing with Tony to an Italian love song. Rest in peace mom. We love you and you will be missed.

Preceded in death, her husband Anthony J Carine , her parents John and Lucy Abbati , many siblings and in-laws.

She is survived by her daughter Grace Tubbs (Curt), son Dominic J. Carine, granddaugh­ters, Tara McGregor (Brandon) Tina Tubbs (Julie) and Great granddaugh­ter Alyssa Mcgregor.

Her two sisters in Monterey, Josie (Mike) and Genevieve and many nieces and nephews in the Monterey area.

She is also survived by sister-in-law Bessie Carine and family along with the D’Acquisto family.

There was a private family service in Ukiah at the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Jan. 11, 2022. In Place of flowers please donate to your favorite charity.

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