She was the daughter of George Alexander.
The young bride was travelling to Wilkes-Barre, PA from Lebanon with her husband Antoni Yazbeck. They boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as Third Class passengers. Antoni Yazbeck was lost in the sinking, Selini was rescued in Collapsible C. A widow at the age of 15.
She later married Elias M. Decker and moved to Norfolk, VA. She had nine children, Alfred, Melvin, Robert, Lillian (Cornett née Decker), Frank, George, Charles, Marguerite and Louise.
Interviewed by Walter Lord for his 1955 book A Night to Remember.
She died March 10th, 1966 and is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery, Norfolk, VA.