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
Sorry Anthony. It seems like yesterday. Blessings 🙏🏼 Sandy