TOGETHER AGAIN Carmen (Fabrizio) Alexander, 97 years old, of Akron, Ohio, died September 24, 2021. Carmen was born in Krebs, Oklahoma on December 8th, 1923. She was preceded in death by husband, Dominic; son, Nicholas; son, Dominic, Jr.; parents, Minnie and Mike Fabrizio; brothers, John (wife Elvia), Virgil (wife Dutch) and Dan (wife Angie); sister, Josephine Buck (husband Charles); sister-in-law, Elizabeth Caiola (husband Steve); brother-in-law, Gus (wife Chub); sister-in-law, Grace Hickman (husband Ralph); daughter-in-law, Patricia Alexander; and son-in-law, Leon Godbee. She is survived by sons, Frank (Donna), Michael (Lori); daughter, Rebecca Godbee; daughter-in-law, Joyce; eight grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Carmen worked at Wayside Furniture, The Kitchenry, and Berardi's Fresh Roast. She was a good friend and neighbor to the residents of the Blair House in Akron, Ohio and to the residents at The Village of St. Edward in Fairlawn, Ohio. She will be best remembered for her friendly manner, her caring nature, and her unconditional love of family and friends. In light of the ongoing pandemic, there were no calling hours. A private Mass of Christian Burial for immediate family only was held at St. Hillary Church followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. The family thanks you for honoring their wishes. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Northeast Ohio Hospice, 10204 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125, (216) 472-2684 or to St. Edward Foundation, 3131 Smith Road, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333, (330) 666-1183. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at The Village of St. Edward at Fairlawn for their loving care of Carmen since 2018. They are also grateful to the staff at Northeast Ohio Hospice for their kind, dedicated end-of-life care during the last week of Carmen's life.
Published by Akron Beacon Journal on Oct. 3, 2021.