Obituary: Carmelo Fazzino


Carmelo Fazzino

NAUGATUCK — Carmelo Fazzino, 53, died peacefully on Dec. 28, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Carmelo was born on March 20, 1963 in Sortino, Sicily, Italy, a son of Giuseppa (Giuliano) Fazzino and the late Giuseppe Fazzino, and had lived in Naugatuck for most of his life.

In addition to his mother of Naugatuck, Carmelo is survived by his brother, Sibby Fazzino and his wife, Tracy, of Naugatuck; his son, Carmelo Anthony Fazzino of Waterbury; his uncles, Vincenzo Giuliano and Cesare Giuliano both of Italy, and several cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708.

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