St. Stanislaus Church
Sunday October 15th, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Olive Mae Fusco
Mrs. Olive Mae (Nichols) Fusco
Bristol, Mrs. Olive Mae (Nichols) Fusco, 98, of Bristol passed away October 11, 2017 at The Pine at Bristol. She was the widow of Joseph Fusco, Sr..
Mae, as her friends called her, was born in Starks, Maine. She moved to Bristol at a young age with her parents, Viola “Alice” (Thompson) and Kendall Scott Clark, a wonderful man, step-father and grandfather to his entire family. She spent the rest of her life in Bristol retiring from New Departure. Until her death she was the oldest member of Bristol Baptist Church, having celebrated her 50th anniversary with the Church in 1995.
Mae proudly says she met the love of her life, Joseph John Fusco at Rockwell Park. That union produced 10 children and lasted 67 years until his death in 2002.
Mae is survived by her three daughters and five sons, Mary-Alice and Curtis Wilbanks of Terryville, Gwendolyn and Lee Sakowski of Terryville, Charlene Damiano of Bristol, Joseph John Fusco, Jr. and Donna (Ventrella) of Bristol, Andrew “Andy” and Jean (Capocci) of Terryville, James Myron, of Cape Cod, Mass, Michael Dean and Faith (Weigandt) of Cape Cod, and Thomas Jeffrey and Patti (Wojenski) of Wolcott, and 24 grandchildren, Janet Lee(McGinn) Waldron, Ruth Ann (Wilbanks) Amentastro, Gregory John McGinn, Mark Steven McGinn; Carole Ann (McGinn) Kozikowski, Beverly Anne (McGinn) Schleich, Timothy Patrick McGinn; Gregory Lee Fusco, Joseph John Fusco, III, Andi Marie (Fusco) Cantelli; Marie (Carucci) Babineau, Vincent Carucci, Phillip Carucci, Felicia Carucci; Carrie (Fusco) Reynolds, James Myron Fusco, Jr.; Dena (Damiano) Morelli; Cortney Fusco, Kyle Fusco; Kevin Michael Fusco, Jody (Abramczyk) Fasano, David Abramczyk, Julie Abramczyk and Kelsey Abramczyk; great grandchildren, Brian Joseph Waldron; Cali and Zachary McGinn; Laura and Julie McGinn; Tricia and Matthew Kozikowski; Sarah (Vassak) and Amanda Schleich; Kristen McGinn; Clayton Reeves, Andrew Fusco, Nicholas and Allison Fusco; Tristan and Alexandra Babineau; Samantha and Philip Carucci, Erik, Ian and Aiden Reynolds; Dillon and Oliver Fusco; Daniel Morelli, Jr., Erica Morelli; Kathryn Mae Fusco; Cooper and Chase Fusco.
Besides her husband, she was predeceased by two sons, Carroll Ken and Gregory Lee Fusco; three grandsons, Peter Joseph Fusco and Vincent James (VJ) Fusco and Daniel Wilbanks; a brother, Kendal Clark, a sister, Glaydies (Clark) Meador a brother-in-law Lloyd Meador, and a daughter-in-law, Susan Colvin.
Funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00 Am at the Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St. Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home 191 West St. Bristol on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to your choice
Mae always brought a smile to our faces. She was a joy to take care of ! All the staff on the 3rd floor will miss her !!!
Anne Rosa & Malissa Soden Oct 15 2017 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Olive Fusco
Malissa Soden Oct 15 2017 12:00 AM
Mae was a lovely lady, and she left a wonderful legacy: all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers, and we hope you each have many years of special memories of her.
With our deepest sympathy,
Ruthie (Wilbanks) & Denny Amentastro
Maryville, TN Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM
Gwen - I am so sorry for the loss of your mother.....thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,
Lisa Barney-Faraclas Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM
A MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent on October 13, 2017
With love, Ruthie, Denny and Clay
Expression of Sympathy Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM
Mae was a kind, caring and generous person who was like a second mother to me when I was in high school and college.
My condolence to the Fusco family.
Elaine Barry Pilver Oct 13 2017 12:00 AM
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