Monday, December 11, 2023

Eileen Anna Mandable, 77, of Williamsburg

Eileen Anna Mandable (Nelsen Williamsburg)

Eileen Anna Mandable, 77, passed away Thursday, September 22nd in Williamsburg, Virginia.

She received her BA in Math from Hunter College, and her MS in Computer Science from New York Institute of Technology. As one of the first computer programmers, she enjoyed a multi-decadal career and was previously employed at Equitable Life Assurance and SUNY Stony Brook University.

Eileen was a member of St. Olaf Catholic Church and the Ford’s Colony: Theater Club, Travel Club, Eat Drink & Be Merry and Wine & Dine groups.

She enjoyed cooking, reading, crocheting, crafts, and loved spending time with family and friends, especially hosting and entertaining all.

Eileen is survived by her husband, Edward; son, Terence; daughter, Elizabeth; daughter-in-law, Lori; son-in-law, Chris; grandchildren, Catie, Kiri, Timmie and Johnathan; brothers, Robert and Richard Zlokovitz; sister-in-law, Patricia Zlokovitz; and her many beloved nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 15, 2022 at St. Olaf Catholic Church, (Main Church Foyer) 104 Norge Lane, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188 at 11:30AM. The Funeral Mass (Main Church) will follow at 12:00PM.

Eileen enjoyed hosting and feeding us all over the years. Many memories were created over her meals, and she would have wanted ALL who attend the funeral to also join us for a luncheon celebrating her life, immediately following the mass. Please let Ed, Terence or Elizabeth know if you think you’ll be able to join? The luncheon will be held at Tuscany Ristorante, 4854 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (757) 378-3486.

While Eileen appreciated flowers especially in bright and fun colors, donations are appreciated to any of the following:

Girls who Code: Donate to General Donations ( in honor of her degrees in Math and Computer Science and a multi-decadal career a computer programmer (one of the first!)

o Honoree/Memory of: Eileen Mandable

o Notification:

Kindred Hospice: Kindred at Home Foundation ( who provided care and support to Eileen, Ed and the family over the last month. Please complete the Acknowledgement Section in memory of Mom

o Name in memory of: Eileen A. Mandable

o Notification: The Mandable Family, 104 Juniper Hills, Williamsburg, VA 23188

For out of town friends and family


• Residence Inn Williamsburg, 1648 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

* Note: Terry, Lori and the girls will be staying in the Residence Inn

• SpringHill Suites Williamsburg, 1644 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

* Note: Shared parking lot with the Residence Inn

• Hilton Garden Inn Williamsburg, 1624 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Virginia 23185 USA

• Fairfield Inn & Suites Williamsburg, 1402 Richmond Road Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

In addition to the details above, for those coming from out of town, please let us know if you can join us for either/both:

o Dinner: October 14th, 6:30pm – Kephi Greek Kitchen, 1635 Richmond Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (walking distance from the hotels noted above, especially the first 3)

o Open House/Dinner: October 15th, starting at 6:00pm – Ed & Eileen’s home: 104 Juniper Hills, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Please use the Ford’s Colony Entrance at 100 John Pott Dr., Williamsburg, VA 23188, go to the guest lane, provide Ed’s name and address and your GPS will re-route you to their home. Street parking is available on the Juniper Hills cul-de-sac or on Warwick Hills.

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