Mary Jane (Sowle) Fabiano, age 80, of Grand Rapids, MI passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Bernice (Breuer) Sowle; brother, Thomas Sowle; in-laws, Joseph and Erdene Ureta (Smith) Fabiano; sister-in-law, Judy Sowle; and beloved felines, Charlotte and Uncle Salvatore. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Richard Frank Fabiano; children, Laura Marie Fabiano, Mark Richard (Sarah) Fabiano, Andrew Harold (Michelle) Fabiano, Kristen Leigh (Kevin Pasko) Fabiano; grandchildren, Samuel Richard Fabiano, Adam Fabiano Pare’, Tommie Michelle Fabiano, Samantha Lee Fabiano, Alex Fabiano, Emma Fabiano, Evan Fabiano, Seth Fabiano, Noah Fabiano Pasko, Willow Beth Pasko; brothers, Dave (Joy) Sowle, Jack Sowle; sisters, Suzanne (George) Fischer, Jennifer (Doreen) Sowle, Colleen (Mike) Wolfe; brother-in-law, James (Evangeline) Fabiano; and sister-in-law, Ginny Sowle. Mary attended Mt. Pleasant Sacred Heart Academy, and graduated from Central Michigan University, and LaSalle School of Design. She was a gifted interior designer, her company Samuel Designs Inc. was named after her first-born grandchild, Sam Fabiano. Mary’s passion was her family, especially her grandchildren, who were the joy in her life! A private Memorial will be held in Grand Rapids. A family graveside burial will take place in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan alongside her parents. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Mary’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project: https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Love you, Aunt Mary Jane. You were always kind with the sweetest smile and gentlest of ways. You left us better as a family through your abundant kindness & creativity.
Dear Uncle Dick, Laurie, Mark, Andy, Kristen, spouses and grandchildren. We were sad to learn of the passing of Aunt Mary Jane. She was always kind, a wonderful conversationalist and elegant. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love from Jim and Barb (Claire) Carroll and family
Sending our deepest condolences and prayers to everyone in the Fabiano family.
Sending heartfelt condolences to your family. May God wrap his comforting arms around you.
She will be missed.