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Columbia M. Fabiano

June 6, 2012

Columbia M. Fabiano, 93, formerly of 312 Chestnut Ave., Ridgway, died Tuesday evening, June 5, 2012, at Elk Regional Health Center.
She was born April 23, 1919, in Daguscahonda, daughter of the late Domenic and Rita (Fiorentino) Dagustine. She married James J. Fabiano on July 29, 1939, he preceded her in death on July 30, 1980. She had resided in Ridgway for most of her life and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
She is survived by one daughter, Suzanne R. Troha of St. Marys; one son, James J. Fabiano and his wife Angie of Ridgway; two grandsons, Daniel J. Troha and his wife Stacey of Kersey, and Daryl J. Troha of Pittsburgh; two great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Madalynn Troha; two step-grandchildren, Zachary and Elliot Pontious of Ridgway; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Pamela Susan Troha in infancy; two sisters, Florence Meldari and Theresa Bussoletti; and three brothers, Joseph, Phil, and Frank Dagustine.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Columbia M. Fabiano will be celebrated Friday, June 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church. Officiating will be Father Brian E. Vossler, pastor of St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will follow at St. Leo Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Thursday evening, June 7, 2012, from 5-7 p.m. A wake service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the donors' choice.

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