Eileen M. Fanello
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ONTARIO: Eileen M. Fanello, 86, of Ontario, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Crestwood Care Center, Shelby, Ohio after a long illness. Eileen was born in Crestline on October 5, 1927 to the late Robert and Anna (Rusk) Smith.
Eileen attended St. Peter's Catholic Church, Mansfield. She served in the United States Army. She loved children and volunteered at St. Peter's High School in the cafeteria. She enjoyed bowling, bingo, shopping at dime stores, and camping and swimming at Pleasant Hill Lake.
She is survived by her son, Rocco Fanello, Lavonia, Georgia; her daughter, Barbara Fanello, Ontario; and a stepson, Paul Fanello, Mansfield; her three grandchildren, James, Michael, and Kaitlyn Fanello; and her sister, Cari Pennington, Mansfield.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Jane Bookmyer; and a half-sister, Alice Fatch.
Friends may call Friday, March 28, 2014 from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline with Pastor Johnny Heckard on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline with full military honors given by the U.S. Army and the Crestline/Galion veterans organizations.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com.
Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home
223 W. Main Street Crestline, OH 44827
Published in the News Journal on Mar. 27, 2014