Marianna (Marion) Fazzie (Napoli) on February 16TH, 2022, of Runnemede, Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Eugene Fazzie Jr. Devoted mother of Eugene (Judi), Phyllis (Tom), Lonz (Karen), Anthony (Debbie), and Joseph (Katie). Loving grandmother of Gregory, Nicholas, John, Christopher, Jessica, Jennifer, Derek, Jacque, and Michelle. Great-grandmother of 8. Sister of late Theresa Del Rossi, Angelo Napoli, Alfonzo Napoli, and Philomena Johnson. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Born in Camden, New Jersey to Antonio and Giovannina Napoli. Marion went to Woodrow Wilson High school where she excelled as a cheerleader while still finding time to work afterschool. She was voted best looking girl in her class which got the attention of the love of her life Eugene Fazzie (Gene). Marion and Gene were married in 1948. The Fazzie family established its roots in South Camden. Marion put all of her incredible spirit and energy into raising four children which she had by the age of 23. She cherished the time spent nurturing, tutoring, and playing with her children. Marion was active in the cub scouts and girl scouts as well as various activities at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church.
The Fazzie family moved to Runnemede in 1960 where Gene and Marion's youngest son, Joseph, was born in 1966. With five children and a busy household to maintain, Marion found enough time to have an active working career which spanned over 40 years. She tirelessly supported her children's school and social activities while working as a cashier and customer service representative with several companies including Campbell Soup and JC Penney. Her children were so lucky because she was an incredible cook, every meal was delicious.
Her family and friends were very important to her. Marion possessed a gift for forming lasting friendships wherever she went. Her positive and kind attitude was infectious. She was smart, kind, generous, congenial, loving, fun to be with, beautiful, and competitive. She lived her life with an abundant energy and a positive attitude that inspired her five children, nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren as well as countless friends and extended family members to fully enjoy their lives and pursue their dreams.
There will be a viewing from 8:45am to 10:45am on Tuesday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 11:30am at Holy Child Parish, St. Teresa RC Church, Runnemede. Entombment St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Chews Landing.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
Runnemede, NJ 08078
Runnemede, NJ 08078
So very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Hopefully the Clinton street ladies are together and all talking at once. Lol. I have so many memories of Clinton street and playing together as children. God Bless all of you. ❤️
Marion you were the one who I walked to school with every day taught me all about cheerleading Fred and I were in your wedding party ….time ,.years..illness took its toll on both of us.we never fulfilled our plans to get together to remmeness ,go through all your photos.,of our years at .. JR.High..so deeply saddened …. Those plans will haunt me..I love you Marion..I kept every card you sent me all those years…On Jan. 7th and July 15th were two days we remembered each other for many years…….one day I hope to see you again ,in a far better place that I am in now……I know you are happy and pain no more.. you were one of the best friends mother ,grand mother .God had given to us…I will forever cherish the memories and the time we did spend together …although how I wish there were more……I will always remember and love you and keep the times we had together. In the special part of my heart.where. Those I loved are engraved…..until we meet again….God Bless you my dear friend………memories prayers will remain forever…….your forever friend………..Ads…….
You were the absolute Grandmom we could have ever imagined.
Sorry Anthony. It seems like yesterday. Blessings 🙏🏼 Sandy