portrait picture for Lena S. Oman

Services: Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM, directly at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Burial: Burial will follow the services in St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to St. Ann’s Club, 16 Hendricks Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851.

Lena S. Oman


December 25, 1913 - June 26, 2012

Lena S. Oman, age 98, wife of her late beloved husband, Herman J Oman, Sr., passed away peacefully on June 26, 2012 at Aurora Senior Living. Born in Norwalk, she is the daughter of the late Antoinette and Michael Santella. She was also predeceased by her son, Herman J. Oman, Jr., brothers Angelo, Andrew, Dominic and Albert Santella and two sisters, Mary Passarelli and Fannie Santella.

Lena was the owner of the hat manufacturer, General Headwear, of South Norwalk. She was an avid member of the St. Ann’s Club serving as President of the Women’s Bocce Association and a member the Women’s Auxiliary Club. She was also a member of the Monsignor Finn Council of the Columbiettes.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Dorothy Oman, four grandchildren, Timothy Oman and his wife Gina, Brian Oman and his wife Celita, Melissa Oman and Nancy Stevens and her husband Kevin, and four loving great-grandchildren TJ, Amy, Briana and Caroline Oman along with her nephews and a niece.

Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM, directly at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her name may be made to St. Ann’s Club, 16 Hendricks Avenue, Norwalk CT 06851.

  1. We will miss you, your stories, your love, hugs, and, kisses and your delicious food, especially the meatballs and sauce. Hopefully now you’ll finally be with your husband and son again. Love you and miss you, Caroline, Briana, Celita, Brian, and Charlee. 🙂

    June 29, 2012
    Celita -

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