Frank L. Fazio Sr.

November 13, 1932March 15, 2012

Frank L. Fazio, Sr, 79, of Old Homestead Highway, Swanzey, NH, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the Keene Center Genesis, Court Street, Keene, following a long illness.

He was born in New York City, New York, November 13, 1932, the son of Vincent and Matilda (Costa) Fazio.

Mr. Fazio was a Marine Corp combat veteran, having served as a sergeant in the Korean War.

He spent most of his career working in the textile industry where he was well known for his expertise in the field. He moved from New York to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he worked for Norwalk Lace. In 1972 he moved to Swanzey where he worked for the former CSM Textile in West Swanzey and with Noone Falls of Peterborough. He later worked in area wholesale food sales, retiring in 1996.

Mr. Fazio enjoyed fishing and hunting, as well as dancing and playing poker. His favorite pastime was spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed debating current events, his time with his grandchildren and watching them participate in sporting events.

He was a member of the former Thompson-Hopkins VFW Post 2616 of West Swanzey, and the Daley Whipple VFW Keene Post 799.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Marilyn A. (Cyr) Fazio of Swanzey, his children; Frank L. Fazio, Jr. and his wife, Liz, of Jaffrey, NH, Diana L. Kelly and her husband, Richard, of Alpharetta, GA, Cathy A. Thornton of Swanzey, Patti Stiles and her husband, Howard, of Dover Point, NH, Paul Fazio and his wife, Lisa, of Keene, his grandchildren; Jodi L. Wagner and her husband, Nathan, Katie A. Beam and her husband, Matt, Nicole S. Pelletier and her husband, Bobby, Anthony M. Fazio, Kathleen A. Kelly, Alison S. Fazio, Adam R. Thornton, Matthew H. Stiles, his great-grandchildren; Rylee M. Wagner, Jared J. Pelletier, Corbin L. Beam, a sister, Catherine A. Soluri of Boynton Beach, FL, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A sister, Maryann Fasulo, died earlier.

A Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM in St. Bernard Church, 185 Main Street, Keene, NH. Burial with military honors will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Old Homestead Highway, Swanzey, NH. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene.

The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Mr. Fazio’s memory to the Resident’s Activity Fund at Keene Center Genesis, 677 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 20, 2012
  • Liturgy of the Lord Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Frank L. Fazio Sr.

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cathy thornton

April 11, 2013

Dad you'll always be in my heart
Miss you. Love your daughter Cathy

Roger & Patty Pelletier

March 23, 2012

We met Nicole's grandfather and grandmother Fazio on her wedding day to our son Bobby. It was a great pleasure for us, Mr. Fazio was everything Bobby had always told us about, he deeply admires him. Take comfort in good memories and the loving family that surrounds you.

Kathleen Iannacchino

March 21, 2012

Marilyn and family,
So sorry to learn of Frank's death. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

March 21, 2012

our prayers are with you and your family.We had many a good time with FrankCharlie and Frank,the pool sharks.God bless all of you

Pat and Charlie Stroble and family

Nancy Cahill

March 20, 2012

Diana & Jodi,

My deepest sympathy to you and your entire family. Remember the happy times and the loving memories that you will always hold close to your heart. He will be forever with you.

Fondly from your friend,

Nancy Cahill

Bonnie Nowill

March 20, 2012


Please know the Nowill family is thinking of you and your family at this time. Our hearts go out to you and your family.
Bonnie, Cheri, Keith, Curt and Alice

Hillary Strong

March 20, 2012

Diana Rich Kathleen and Jodi you are all in my thoughts. I appreciate the love and caring you gave to me when I lost my father. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Cathy Wentworth

March 20, 2012

Dear Patti, Howie, Matthew and Family, Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. We are thinking of you all and keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. We love you guys~ Bryan,Cathy,Alex and Liz Wentworth

Lynn Murphy

March 19, 2012

Frank and Liz, so sorry for your loss. Prayers comIng your way for your family and love ones. Take care love you lynn

March 19, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. We all sure will miss him. Love, Debbie (Tilton) Nininger and Joni (Tilton) Goodwin