FAZIO, Anna Maria Domenica – Surrounded by her family at Bluewater Health, Sarnia, Anna Maria Fazio died on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved wife of Antonio Fazio for almost 60 years. Loving mother of Mario Fazio & his wife Wendy, Gino Fazio & his wife Debbie, Frank Fazio & his wife DJ and Rosanna De Carolis & her husband Dino, all of Sarnia. Cherished Gramma of Lauren (Jose) Campos Reales, London, Brittany (Jordan) Wurfel, Strathroy, Christopher, Justin, Christina, Michaela, Catherine & John Fazio and Alexa & Daniel De Carolis, all of Sarnia. Dear sister of Gino (Maria) Iacobelli, Palmino (Martha) Iacobelli, Sarnia, Bianca (Mario) Di Filippo, Italy, late Amerigo (Gelsomina) Iacobelli, Sarnia, late Rosa & Luigi Morelli, France, late Elio & Ana Iacobelli, Venezuela, late Orfeo (Giulia) Iacobelli, Sarnia and late Lidorina & Terenzio DeSena, Sarnia. Sister-in-law of Mario (late Pasqua) Fazio, Italy, Anna (the late Giovanni) Ferrera, Sarnia, Gina & Natale Martini, France and Pat Fazio, Sarnia. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents Ersilio & Domenica Iacobelli, infant brother Aldino, and father and mother in-law Pietro & Serafina Fazio. Anna’s passion in life was her children and grand-children. She loved to garden and spend winters at her home in Naples Florida with her Antonio, family and friends. She loved to spend hours and hours teaching her grandchildren with cooking and history lessons of our family and culture. She was devoted to Canada and chose her new homeland at the tender age of 22. We are all eternally grateful for her courage, constant support and never ending love and determination. She had special time for each child and grandchild such that each of us felt her strong love. She will be missed, but lives in our hearts forever. Visitation will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia, on Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. David Johnston at St. Michael’s Church (Bright’s Grove) on Monday, August 15th at 11:00 a.m. Interment Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Pathways Centre for Children, 1240 Murphy Rd., Sarnia, N7S 2Y7, Noelle’s Gift, P.O. Box 3334, Sarnia Main, Sarnia, N7T 8G6 or The Inn of the Good Shepherd, 115 John St., Sarnia, N7T 2Z1. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com
A tree will be planted in memory of Anna Fazio in the McKenzie & Blundy Memorial Forest. Dedication service Sunday, September 18th, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area.
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