Lina Owata was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She left this world suddenly on Friday, January 14th, 2022 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
She was born January 23, 1965 in Schweinfurt, Germany. She spent several years as an Army Housing Specialist in Kitzingen, Germany prior to moving to the United States. She then spent many years in HUD and commercial property management. For the last several years, she worked as a Senior Property Manager for Thalhimer. Lina loved to travel and cruise the world, she loved to host and cook for family and friends, she was the life of any party, her laugh was contagious to anyone and everyone. She was up for any adventure life brought her way.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Kayla Owata of Salem, Virginia; brothers, Frank Massaro (Annie, Sebastian, Francesca) of Sierra Vista, Arizona and Roger Massaro of Schweinfurt, Germany; sister, Giulietta Massaro of Virginia Beach, Virgina; parents, Giovanni and Inge Massaro of Schweinfurt, Germany.
Please join us celebrating her life at Altmeyer Funeral Home (5033 Rouse Drive) on Saturday, January 22, 2022. Visiting hours will be from 5 pm- 8 pm. Please consider dressing casual but colorful since Lina was full of life.