CHINA GROVE, N.C.
Mr. Gene Michael Morando, 47, of China Grove, N.C., died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, in his home, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born Dec. 19, 1959, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, to Gene Martin Morando and Margaret Ellen Myers Morando. He graduated from Huron High School in l979 and worked in the trucking and lumber industries.
He is survived by his father in Columbus, Ohio; his mother, Margaret E. Holden and his wife, Tammy Sue Scott Morando, both of China Grove; sons, Gene Michael Morando Jr. of Charlotte, N.C., and Jacob Edward and Jesse Charles Morando, both of Sandusky; brother, Joseph Lee Morando of Sandusky; sisters, Arleta Jane Robinette of China Grove and Christina Morando of Columbus.
He was predeceased by his brother, Vicent Charles Morando in l961.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Dayspring Community Church, 490 Lentz Road, China Grove, with Pastor Gary Steedley and the Rev. Jim Ritchie of Monroeville, Pa. , officiating. Another memorial service will be at a later date in Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that if memorial donations are desired that they be directed to Hospice of Rowan County, 825-A W. Henerson St., Salisbury, NC 28144.