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December 3, 2023

Obituary: Sam Fazzio (1939-2019)

A celebration of life will be on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Ridgemark Golf and Country Club in the Diablo Room.

Sam Salvator Fazzio, 79, passed away Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 surrounded by his 3 children. Born December 13, 1939 in Louisiana, he was the son Charles and Virginia Fazzio. Sam attended Willow Glen High School, where he met his wife of 55 years, Verna Sorensen (deceased 2015).

Sam and Verna raised 4 children together in San Jose, Ledonna Scianna (Mark), Sam Fazzio (deceased 1980), Becky Rogers (Mark) and Charlie Fazzio. He is grandfather to Sam Scianna, Danny Scianna (deceased 2003), Cassie Rogers and Kylie Rogers and great grandfather to Charlotte Joy Scianna and Maximus Daniel Scianna. Sam is also survived by his brothers, Joe and Tony Fazzio and his sister, Leona Best (Robert) as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Sam Made his career as a glazier and opened De Anza Glass in the late 1970s. When Sam retired in 2000 he and Verna moved to Ridgemark Golf Course in Hollister, CA.

Sam was an avid golfer and enjoyed golfing with the Birdie Bunch, hosting fund raising dinners with the A-Team and meeting with his high school friends every month.

Sam was a loving husband, father and friend. He set an example to his children of what a strong, loving loyal man should be.

Please join his family in celebration of Sam’s life on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Ridgemark Golf Club, 3800 Airline Hwy, Hollister.

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