Michael Gerard Fanelli

February 13, 1957July 31, 2022
Obituary of Michael Gerard Fanelli
Michael G. Fanelli, 65, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022. He was born February 13, 1957 in Yorktown, Texas to the late Emerence and Angelo Fanelli. Michael is survived by his brothers; Gregory (Pamela) Fanelli, and Cornelius Fanelli, sisters; Kathleen Fanelli (Lanny), and Yvonne (Lloyd) Riedesel. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews, all of whom will cherish his memory. In addition to his parents, Michael is preceded in death by his nephews; Matthew Fanelli and Aaron Riedesel. After a long struggle, Michael died from cardiac arrest due to long Covid complications. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 5-7 p.m., immediately followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m., all at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with interment immediately following at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown, or St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Victoria. Words of comfort, fond memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

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  • Angelo S. Fanelli Father (deceased)
  • Emerence Migura Fanelli Mother (deceased)
  • Yvonne Riedesel and her husband Lloyd Sister and Brother-In-Law
  • Kathleen Fanelli and her husband Lanny Sister and Brother-In-Law
  • Gregory Fanelli and his wife Pamela Brother and Sister-In-Law
  • Cornelius Fanelli Brother
  • Matthew Fanelli Nephew (deceased)
  • Aaron Riedesel Nephew (deceased)
  • Michael also leaves behind several nieces and nephews, all of whom will cherish his memory.

  • Holy Cross Catholic Church 1214 Zorn Road, Yorktown, Texas 78164
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church 402 S. Main Street, Victoria, Texas 77901

Past Services

Wednesday, August 03, 2022


Wednesday, August 03, 2022


Thursday, August 04, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial