Marie I. Fabrizio, 88, a native of Cortland and a resident of Fulton since 1948, died Aug. 27, 2012 at home with her family at her side.
Mrs. Fabrizio was a registered nurse graduate from E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo. She was a cadet nurse during World War II and worked as a private duty nurse in Fulton for several years. Previously, she had been employed at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. and Cortland Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Fabrizio, with her late husband, Louis Fabrizio, operated the Fabrizio Cake Shop for 20 years until their retirement. She was a member of Holy Family – St. Michael’s Parish, and a member of its Altar Rosary Society. She was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church, Golden Agers Society and Altar Rosary Society of Holy Trinity Church, Fulton.
Mrs. Fabrizio was a past member of the Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne # 833, Oswego County Catholic Nurses, and a charter member of the now disbanded Fulton Private Duty Nurses Association.
She served as a committee person with the Fulton Democratic City Committee.
Mrs. Fabrizio was predeceased by her husband of over 60 years Louis Fabrizio, and her brother Palmiero Spaziani.
She is survived by her daughters, Elaine Angell and Cheryl (George) Thornber, both of Fulton, and her son, Gary Fabrizio of Florida. In addition she is survived by a sister, Louise (Ron) Spencer of Fulton, and seven grandsons, Nathan Angell, Marlo Angell-Jasso, Matthew Ilacqua, Derek Brett, Gavin and Jared Thornber, and Alexander Fabrizio; five great-granddaughters; five great-grandsons; two great-great-grandsons; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton, and in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated.
Calling hours were held Thursday at the funeral home. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland.
Donations may be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126; and St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.