John Fazio, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on March 21. 2015. He was 95.
John was born on October 2, 1919 in Catanzaro, Italy to the late Vincenzo and Rosaria (Gallace) Fazio.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Camilla Mortelitti whom he married October 26, 1958. She died on May 23, 1985. He served in the Italian Army for 5 years and immigrated to the United States in July of 1956. He worked for the New Rochelle School District for over 22 years. He was an avid gardener and wine maker who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his two daughters Antoinette Fazio and Rosemarie Parisi and her husband James; his 3 grandchildren: Anthony, Christina and her husband Jack and Danielle; his sister Nazarena Care. He was predeceased by his brother Giuseppe Fazio.
Visiting hours will be Monday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc., 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday 9:30am at St. Gabriel’s Church. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Portchester, NY.
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