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Frank P. Fazzina

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Of Saugus. Died on Friday, July 28th at Life Care Center of the South Shore in Scituate, surrounded by his loving family. He was 93 years old

Frank was born in New Britain, Connecticut, on January 24, 1930. He was the son of the late Salvatore and Mary Fazzina. Frank was raised and educated in the West End of Boston, and was a graduate of Commerce Boston High School, class of 1948.

An honorably discharged Veteran, Frank proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Following his service, Frank began working for the United States Postal Service, where he worked as a letter carrier for the city of Boston, for over 30 years until the time of his retirement.

Frank was the beloved husband of the late Isabella L. “Chickie” Fazzina with whom he shared 50 years of marriage prior to her passing in 2006. Devoted father of Linda M. Fazzina and her husband, Thomas Keough of Saugus, and Frank J. Fazzina and his wife, Marie of Marshfield; cherished grandfather of Rebecca McAuliffe of Somerville, Matthew J. Fazzina of Marshfield, and Christopher M. Fazzina and his wife, Lindsay of Cotuit; adored great grandfather of Nicholas Christian; and the dear brother of Paul Fazzina and Eleanor Souza. Frank is also lovingly survived by his wonderful companion of many years Marilyn Hughes of Saugus and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was predeceased by his siblings, Josephine, Edith, Elvira, and Joseph.

Family & friends were invited to attend Visiting hours on Wednesday, August 2, followed by a Funeral service in the Vertuccio Smith & Vazza Beechwood Home for Funerals Revere. Interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.

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