CANFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 7 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christine’s Church for Albertina Fabrizi, 86, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 4, 2019.
Albertina was born May 22, 1932, in Campbell, Ohio, daughter of Manuel Castro and Mary (Cuva) Castro Fabrizi.
Tina was a graduate of Campbell Memorial High School, where she was the valedictorian and was a member of the volleyball team.
She was a member of St. Christine Church and was a Girl Scout leader.
She worked at Youngstown Public Library and The Dollar Bank of Youngstown, along with being a homemaker.
Surviving are a son, James (Rachel) Fabrizi of Annapolis, Maryland; three daughters, Loretta Richardson of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Lorraine (Brad) Hardman of Boardman and Attorney Mary Ann Fabrizi (Craig) Donges of Berlin Center; a brother, Frank (Janice) Castro of Poland; a sister, Carmel Malmer of Poland and a sister-in-law, Barbara Castro of Canfield. She also leaves two grandchildren, Samantha E. (Nick) Miller of Poland and John W. Donges of Berlin Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Fabrizi, Jr., whom she married August 2, 1952; her stepfather, John Fabrizi, Sr.; a brother, Manuel Castro; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lucille and Frank Stanovcak and brother-in-law, Michael Malmer.
She also leaves many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.
Tina loved her entire family. Her kindness and compassion were virtues evident throughout her life. She was a true Lady who always enriched and brightened the lives of all who knew her. Tina had a way of making each of us feel so special because, in her eyes, we all were.
Her family would like to thank the staff at the Inn at Glenellen and Dr. Reema Taneja. There are no words to express our gratitude for the love and kindness provided by dear Lois, Barb and Myra.
Friends will be received Tuesday, May 7 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at St. Christine’s Church in Youngstown prior to services.
Funeral arrangements handled by Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home, Inc.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, May 7 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.