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Christina V. Fanizzi

Born: Tue., Mar. 14, 1933
Died: Wed., Jul. 15, 2015


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 19, 2015
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Jul. 20, 2015
Location: Blessed Trinity Church

Interment following funeral service

Mon., Jul. 20, 2015
Location: Holy Cross Cemetery

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Christina Fanizzi, 82, passed away on July 15, 2015 after a short illness. She was born in Akron and graduated from North High School. She was a member of the M.S.C. ladies Italian auxilary and a member of St. Martha's Catholic Church. "Mama" will be remembered for her devotion to her family, her amazing cooking (no one makes pasta like her) and wonderful sense of humor.

Preceded in death by her husband, Nick Fanizzi, son, Nicky Fanizzi Jr, brother, Frank Fanizzi and sister, Marge Parise, she is survived by her daughter, Mary Rita McInvale; son, Tony Fanizzi (Loretta); 6 grandchildren, Nikki Fanizzi, Angela Fanizzi (Owen Jones), Gary Smith Jr (Marnia), Chrissy Fanizzi, Stacy Smith (Robert Alvarado), and Toni Fanizzi; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Frisone (Lienzy); brother, Mike Fanizzi; and many nieces, nephews and beloved friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 am, Monday, at Blessed Trinity Church, 300 E. Tallmadge Ave. Akron.  Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.  Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm, Sunday, at Hennessy Funeral Home (corner of York and Main), 552 N. Main St., Akron. 

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The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home
   Posted Fri July 17, 2015
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

We offer our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.

The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home

John Nave and Family (J.J.)
   Posted Fri July 17, 2015
My deepest sympathies to the Fanizzi family. Aunt Chris will be missed and deeply loved and a wonderful GodMother! I know how difficult this is for all of you but take comfort in knowing how happy she must be to be with Little Nicky once again!

All My Love. J.J.

Mary Krosnick
   Posted Sat July 18, 2015
Our hearts are heavy while we send prayers for the entire Fanizzi family. A beautiful woman is now a protective spirit that will continue to guide you until you meet again in paradise. Peaceful sleep Mama, You have accomplished great things here on earth and you will be missed immensely.

With Love, The Krosnick Family.

Robert C Poole and Family
   Posted Sun July 19, 2015
Today and always may loving memories bring peace,comfort and strenght to the loveones left behind.Someone as special as Aunt Chris will never beforgotten. She will be beside us everyday unseen,unheard,but always near. Still loved and very dear to our hearts will be forever missed! love yahh! BOBBY & Family

Montana Family
   Posted Mon July 20, 2015
Our deepest sympathies go out to all of your family. Momma will be missed by many....
I will always remember her sass and her humor... She and your family are in our prayers.

The Montana Family
Nick, Rosa, Alexandra and Gino

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