Mary Till Accordini
June 29, 1928 – August 24, 2012
Mrs. Mary Till Accordini, 84, went to be with the Lord Jesus on August 24, 2012. She died peacefully at Hospice House in Savannah, Georgia, listening to hymns and attended by her family. She was a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina and moved to Columbia to attend Droughton Business College as a young woman. She spent most of her life in Columbia where she raised her family. She worked with her husband, Lawrence F. Accordini to build A & P Electric Service, Inc., which has served the Columbia area for fifty-one years. She retired from A&P in 1986 in order to care for her husband after his stroke.
Mrs. Accordini was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence F. Accordini; her parents, Marion G. Till and Maria Shuler Till; her beloved sisters, Marion Wright, Margaret Singleton, Helen Brickle and Carrie Halter and her brothers, Gary Laverne Till, Leon Till, and Grady Till. She is survived by her son, Don Accordini, Sr. and her daughter-in-law, Vicki, her daughter, Joanna Accordini Chastain and her husband, Mike; a beloved niece, Barbara Player and her husband, John; and her brother, Jacob "Jake" Till and his wife, Ann. She was blessed with ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
She loved gardening and was able to make plants and flowers flourish. Mary also loved words and was excellent in completing crossword puzzles and playing Scrabble. Her family will remember her as being neat as a pin, having a great sense of humor and a wonderful laugh. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed.
The family will receive visitors at Lexington Presbyterian Church at 246 Barr Road, Lexington, SC from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. The memorial service will follow at 2:30 pm in the sanctuary officiated by her son-in-law, the Rev. Charles Michael Chastain of Southbridge Community Church in Savannah. Burial will be beside her dear husband in the Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road in Lexington, at 4:00 pm.
Memorials may be made to Lexington Presbyterian Church, 246 Barr Road, Lexington, SC 29072 or Southbridge Community Church, 53 Crestwood Drive, Savannah, GA 31405 or to Hospice House, 3145 Eisenhower Road, Savannah, GA 31406. Please sign the online guest book at: www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net