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Donald Francis Fanucci

July 15, 1943 - September 22, 2020
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Monday 9/28, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
West Nottingham Cemetery
1195 Firetower Road
Colora, MD `21917
Monday 9/28
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
810 Aiken Avenue
Perryville, MD 21903
Monday 9/28, 11:00 am

Donald Francis Fanucci, age 77 of Winter Garden, FL, formerly from Rising Sun, MD, passed away on September 22, 2020. He was born on July 15, 1943 in Blakeley, PA to the late Frank Fanucci and Mary (Minicozzi) Fanucci. Donald was a very generous and kind soul who enjoyed the simple things in life. HeContinue Reading

Scott Sullenberger left a message on November 1, 2020:
Don and I worked closely together his last decade with Bechtel. An amazing fountain of knowledge and well grounded with a common sense approach to business. Really fun guy, great storyteller, the best kind of family man you could envision, quite a character. My time with Bechtel was blessed in his final working years until he retired on me! Huge loss! We had been in regular email contact since he retired when suddenly it stopped. You will be missed by all those whose paths you crossed in your too-short life, Donnie. I miss our talks, our drives and you emails. Rest comfortably and keep 'em laughing upstairs!
Gina and Mike Caputo left a message on October 12, 2020:
It was hard to know of Don's passing. This wouldn't sink in until we visit Florida again. He was a family friend to us. We were fortunate to work with him at the Mauban, Quezon project. We had some fun times which we can't stop talking about every time we paid each other a visit. Him and Mayette came to Massachusetts a couple of times and we visited them a couple of times in Maryland and Florida. Our little reunion will never be the same again. We will treasure all the conversations and laughter you shared with us. Thank you for your friendship and all the advice you gave. We will miss you Don! Mayette, Dara and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest easy with our creator now Don.
Stephen Ames left a message on October 10, 2020:
I just learned of Don's passing this morning, and I am absolutely heartbroken. Don was such a special man, and I cherished the bond that we had. I had the opportunity to work with Don as a client for 2 years, and it was one of the most enriching experiences of my life. Don taught me so much about life, work ethic, relationships, and friendship. I was so grateful for his friendship and even moreso that he and I were able to keep up our friendship when he moved to FL. Don was an impactful person in my life, and I will miss him very dearly. To Dara, Mayette, and the rest of Don's family - I am so sorry for the loss of Don. Please know I will be praying for your family during this difficult time. I hope you can find peace in knowing that Don is home now. May God continue to be with you, and may Don rest in paradise. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him.
Lisa Rubincan Lottes left a message on October 5, 2020:
Dara and family, I am so very sorry to hear of Don's passing. He was like a second father to me for a season, and has had a special place in my heart for all of these years. My very deepest condolences.
JoAnne Bierly left a message on October 3, 2020:
Dara, so sorry to read of your dad's passing. I sent his name along the prayer line and did not realize that he has passed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Agee Brown left a message on October 2, 2020:
My deepest sympathy to you and you family. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers
Maricel Rivera left a message on September 30, 2020:
In behalf of my family (DE CASTRO/RIVERA)We thank you for everything. For being a good son-in-law, brother-in-law and so many things that you've done to my family. You made us feel that you are our real family♥ we love you Don. You will be remain and forever in our hearts
Jill Dambman Binder left a message on September 30, 2020:
Oh my, I remember what a kind and loving man! All my love and prayers for peace to the family. Dara, you are always in my heart! So many wonderful memories growing up with you and your family! Lots of love!
Marcia Eldreth left a message on September 30, 2020:
I learned about Don's passing after the funeral had already taken place. I sure am saddened at the news. It's hard to believe we are no longer young and so much time has passed. My condolences to you
Lynne Sebastian-Leed left a message on September 30, 2020:
Dear Dara,
I am so very sorry for your profound loss. Growing up my Mom, Sandy Barr, was close with your Mom. There are many fond memories of hanging out while the Moms baked cookies like Russian Sugar Cookies or just visited. Knowing your parents, I am sure you are a strong woman. May your own loving memories and your faith guide you on the long road to healing. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones.
Damian Caruso left a message on September 30, 2020:
RIP Mr. Fanucci. I have fond memories of visiting you in FL along with Dino. Lots of laughter and good times.

Damian Caruso,
Friend of Dino
Mary Ann Troanovitch Hope left a message on September 30, 2020:
I am so saddened to learn of this news. I remember Donald as a popular classmate who was very active in sports. The last time I saw him was at our 50th year high school reunion in Jessup, PA. It was then that I met his loving wife Mayette and it was apparent that Donald loved her very much. What a great gift they gave each other. Donald, may you Rest in Peace in God's loving arms. Mary Ann Troanovitch Hope, Washington, D.C.
Gloria Jasieniecki left a message on September 30, 2020:
Donald (never Don or Donnie, always Donald) was a good friend through junior high and high school. There was a small group of about 10 of us who would go to Margaret's, Drutts, Chaps to socialize and DANCE! Donald was a lot of fun and a great dancer. I ran into him a few times at reunions, and he never seemed to change. I offer condolences to his family and to let them know he was a great person. Hopefully, one day we'll gather in Heaven and pick up dancing where we left off. ❤❤❤
Haydn Evans left a message on September 29, 2020:
Wes u had a full life and I am sorry the last part was troubling.
Now U will have peace.
Mayette our sincere sympathies I know you struggled
God Bless
Butch anf Kathie Brumfield left a message on September 28, 2020:
Our condolences to Mayette and Dara and family. Don will be greatly missed by all who new him. Don and I go back along time and we had some really great times. God bless . Butch and Kathie Brumfield
Marjorie Topper left a message on September 28, 2020:
Mayette, I am sorry to hear this saddening news. Don was such a great person and always made me laugh. Don always had a smile. If you need anything or just want to talk I’m am here Mayette.
Janice Mccummings left a message on September 28, 2020:
We are so sorry to hear of this. Dara, you have been thru so much. Prayers for you. Barry and Janice McCummings.
Jimmy Palma left a message on September 28, 2020:
Our Deepest Condolences to Mayette and Don's Family. We work together at Quezon Power Project in the Philippines from Feb.1997 to May 1999, since then we become good friends. Every time Don and Mayette had a vacation in the Philippines we usually had a get together and we really had a great time reminiscing our good old days in the project. The last time we met was in Batangas City Fiesta last January 16, 2020, I never thought that it will be the last. Our family will surely miss him. Rest in Peace Donald Francis Fanucci, Eternal Rest grant unto him, o Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. Jimmy, Tess and Hanna Palma
Stephen Murdock left a message on September 28, 2020:
Mayette & Darra, I loved him and will miss him. Steve Murdock
Lisa Myers left a message on September 28, 2020:
Mayette and family,
I am so sorry to hear of this news. May God provide you comfort and peace in this time of grieving.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sam Wells left a message on September 28, 2020:
Mayette, So sorry for your loss; really enjoyed meeting up with Don and you on the Tampa project.
John & Cynthia Lambert left a message on September 27, 2020:
We send our love to you, Mayette, and the whole family. Don will always be missed. It's difficult in these COVID times, but we are hugging you all virtually. Please know our prayers are with you in this difficult time. We love you.
Johnny Stankosky left a message on September 27, 2020:
Uncle Donald's first wife (Mary Ann) was my father's sister, and although we grew up 2,300 miles away, it was always a joy to travel East to see 'family' when I was a youth. Although those trips were few and far between, I still have fond memories of visiting Uncle Donald and Aunt Mary Ann and playing with my cousins. As fate would have it, I was able to re-connect with Don a few months ago and my wife and I were planning to travel to Florida next year to visit him and Mayette. I will cherish the phone conversation we had before his passing. I will now have to wait for a 'family' reunion after this life. My memories of Uncle Donald included his kind heart and hospitality, his stromboli sandwiches, and cool last name. :) The last time my wife and I met Don was Thanksgiving of 1990 at Grandma Di Dario's. I wish we could have shared more holidays together like that. I love you Uncle Donald. Johnny & Vanessa Stankosky
David Dempsey left a message on September 27, 2020:
I met Don in 2004 working on Bechtel's Springerville Power project in Arizona. I worked for Don and even through I had many years of experience, I quickly learned I still had a lot to learn about contracting on major projects from Don. He was one of the best Bosses I ever had while working 25 years with Bechtel. Don made coming to work exciting and a pleasure. Even though we were only on that job 2 years together we stayed in touch over the years. Don truly enjoyed life and was always a breathe of fresh air to be around. I will miss his friendship.
Bertie Combs left a message on September 27, 2020:
Dearest Mayette and Family, We are so sad to hear of Don's passing....he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Just remember, you can always tell where a wonderful soul has been by the tears and the smiles left behind. Don, was a special man that we enjoyed being with and Mayette, he knew how much you loved him. Our love and thoughts, Orie and Bertie
Marie Kron left a message on September 27, 2020:
Mayette, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I'm just hearing this news today. May God bless you all and especially Don the Don as I always called him. He was such a sweet man.
Mark Stankosky left a message on September 27, 2020:
Uncle Don I will miss our conversations and your humor. Always and forever Much love
BB & Mack Stanley Stanley left a message on September 27, 2020:
I met Don at my very first Bechtel project in the Philippines, Quezon province in 1997. Since then he's been a good friend and became family when he married my best friend Mayette. Don is the epitome of a good person. He's a fun, loving, caring friend to us and an amazing husband to Mayette. He is the most patriotic person I've ever met and his dedication to his chosen political party is admirable. He loves karaoke. He opened our ears to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and we will always remember him when we hear their music. I will miss his endless sharing of wisdom but his memories will live in our hearts forever. Rest in peace with the good Lord, Don. We love you. I know you will be watching over us.

Love and Prayers - The Stanley's
Mayette Fanucci left a message on September 27, 2020:
Ray Amy De Castro left a message on September 27, 2020:
We wished we can be with you Mayette during this time where you needed us your family but rest assured our prayers are with you and Don - I know how precious loved one is but God works in many mysterious ways, that we learn to accept and embrace. We love you both.
Clifford Cool left a message on September 27, 2020:
I worked with Don with Bechtel. He was a good guy. Sorry to hear about his passing.
RT Foard left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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