Ordelle Libonate

Published 12:17 am Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ordelle Libonate, 75, of Pensacola, Fla., passed Friday, July 13, 2012.

She was born to the late Charles and Ordelle Lowe, December 12, 1936, in Baltimore, Md. Ordelle graduated from Eastern High School in 1955 and then graduated from Radiology Tech School at Sinai and Johns Hopkins Hospitals. She married Matthew Libonate in 1961. They were long time residents of Picayune, Miss. before relocating to Pensacola in 1994.

A devoted wife and mother, Ordelle is survived by her loving husband, Matthew, and three wonderful children: Danielle Urbina and her husband Daniel of Palatine, IL; CAPT Mark Libonate, USN and his wife Marivic of Norfolk, Va.; and Paul Libonate of Pensacola. She is also survived by her brother Shawn Lowe and five grandchildren: Alejandra, Matthew, Gianfranco, Isabella and Sophia.

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In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Wounded Warrior Project. www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 10650 Gulf Beach Hwy, with a reception to follow at Grand Lagoon Yacht Club.