Anthony (Tony) A. Fazzi, 57, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Commonwealth Hospice unit at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.
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Tony was born in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 27, 1957, to his parents, Albert and Amelia Plisko Fazzi. He attended local schools and graduated from GAR High School, Class of 1975. He continued his education by learning the trade of being a welder. After completing his education, Tony found employment with Pittston Electric and Freedman Electric companies in the sales department.
After a few years, Tony left and started to work for the Bear Creek Road Department, Bear Creek Township. After several years, he became the road foreman to one of the work crews. Tony loved his work and enjoyed being outdoors.
His hobbies included riding dirt bikes, golfing, fishing, camping and barbecuing with his family. Tony was always good with his hands. He enjoyed fixing cars and working on projects with his friends. Most of all Tony loved to spend time with his granddaughter, "Josie."
He was preceded in death by his brother, Albert Anthony Fazzi, in 1974.
Tony is survived by his parents, Albert and Amelia, Wilkes-Barre; son, Anthony and his wife, Alyse, Harrisburg; granddaughter, Josephine; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. this evening, Thursday. The Rev. Leo Thompson will be officiating the service. The service will be at Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark St., Plains Townsihp. Friends and family may call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until the time of the service Thursday.
For directions, or to post a condolence to the family, please visit www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.
Yanaitis Funeral Home
55 Stark St Plains, PA 18705
Published in Citizens' Voice on Apr. 3, 2014