ORRVILLE — Chansaly Sassady, age 82, of Orrville, died Monday, July 6, 2020, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a period of declining health.
Chansaly was born on April 13, 1938, in Luang Prabang, Laos, to the late Phouma and Chanh (Khamdy) Sassady. She worked as a nurse in Laos and then made her home in France for several years, finally moving to Orrville in 1990 to live with her family.
Chansaly was a member of Christ United Church of Christ. She loved to cook and had a desire to make sure anyone who visited her home had a full stomach when they left. She will be remembered as “Grandma Ly” to the many hearts she touched.
Surviving are two brothers, Houmpheng (Malichanh) Sassady of California and Houmpheng (Manolock) Sassady of Paris, France; sister, Vongseng (Noi – Deceased) Luangraj of Orrville; nieces and nephews, Na (Thong) Phaphouvaninn, Sack (Sythone) Luangraj, Sith (Sue) Luangraj, Kope Luangraj, Kiet (Melanie) Luangraj, Seo (Jeff) Conrad and Khongka (Junliny) Sassady, numerous great nieces and nephews including two who were like her sons, Danny and Zachary Wallo Luangraj; and many great great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Khamsone Sassady; and a sister, Khamsing Keola.
Friends may call on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Although the public visitation and is exempt from the current gathering limitations, the risk of virus transmission from one person to another still exists. Visitors are asked to wear masks if possible, practice social distancing, and adhere to the posted signs and spacing limitations.
Family services followed by cremation will be held privately with Rev. Dr. Michael H. Bone and Buddhist Monks, officiating.
Memorials may be made to Christ United Church of Christ 301 North Main Street, Orrville, OH, 44667 christucc.com.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s web site at www.aublefuneralhome.com.