Maria Fanelli

Maria Fanelli (Brunetti)

Monday, September 17th, 1917 - Saturday, May 15th, 2021
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Maria Fanelli nee Brunetti, 103. Beloved wife of the late Nicola; Cherished mother of John (Rosanne) Fanelli, and Lana (Chuck) Verhines; loving grandmother of Johnny (Sydney) Fanelli, Adam (Amanda) Manta, Nicholas (Mu) Fanelli, Heather (Bob) Mazuka, Tyler Verhines and Sarah Verhines and great grandmother of 10; Dear sister of Grazia of Mola di Bari, Italy and sister-in-law of Rosalie Brunetti; predeceased by many brothers & sisters; fond aunt and great aunt to many nieces and nephews. Maria was a wonderful, sweet, loving person, an incredible cook and an amazing seamstress. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her life and her heart. We are all very fortunate to have had her in our lives for so many years. We know she is now at peace with God and her loved ones. Visitation Thursday, May 20th from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave, Norridge. Funeral Friday, friends and family to gather at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home for a 10:30 a.m. service. Entombment to follow at All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice in Maria’s name. For info 708-456-8300 or

Due to the current health guidelines, we are limited to 50 attendees at a time. We kindly ask that you quickly exit the funeral home after paying your respects to the family so that all visitors have an opportunity to enter. Please wear masks and practice proper social distancing. Until further notice, the coffee room is not available for use. Please refrain from bringing food or beverage into the funeral home. For more information call (708)456-8300.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, May 20th, 2021 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cumberland Chapels
    8300 W. Lawrence Ave.
    Norridge, IL 60706
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  • Interment

    Friday, May 21st, 2021 |
    Friday, May 21st, 2021
    All Saints Mausoleum
    700 N. River Road
    Des Plaines, Illinois 60116
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  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 21st, 2021 | 10:30am
    Friday, May 21st, 2021 10:30am
    Cumberland Chapels
    Address Not Available


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Elia Scarabaggio

Posted at 09:56pm
We loved Zia Maria so much!! Such a beautiful person inside and out! She always made the best coffee and cookies!!

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