Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Albert C Fatula
Albert C. “Fuzz” Fatula, Sr., 94, Robindale Heights, passed away June 29, 2023, at St. Andrew’s Village. Born April 7, 1929, in Johnstown, he is the son of the late John A. and Mary (Figula) Fatula. Also preceded in death by brothers Richard and Jim Fatula.
Survived by loving wife of 71 years Mary E. “Liz” (Machak) Fatula. Children Sue Anne Fatula, Seward; Albert Fatula, Jr., and wife Bonnie (Ling), Vintondale; Richard Fatula and wife Kim (Rosenberger), Armagh; Meribeth Brown and husband Ian, Clyde. Grandchildren Sean Mack, Kelly Mack, Amy (Bill) Showalter, Danny (Nina) Fatula, Lisa (Aaron) Hauck, Valerie (M.J.) Regan, Anthony (Christy) Fatula, Kaitlin Fatula, Andrew (Jess) Fatula, Abigail Brown, Nathan Brown, Hannah Brown, Jacob Brown and 18 great-grandchildren. Sisters Geraldine Christlieb, Kimmel, IN, and Elaine (Allen) Hiser, Annadale, VA; brother Gene (Joan) Fatula, Bryantown, MD.
Fuzz was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Seward, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister and belonged to Holy Name Society. Member of Knights of Columbus Council 11381 and 4th Degree All Saints Assembly 954 in Johnstown, Lions Club International, Slovak Heritage Association of the Laurel Highlands, and Jimmy Stewart Airport Experimental Aircraft Assoc. Chapter 993. As a lifelong aircraft fanatic, he was proud to attend the 2009 EAA convention in Oshkosh, Wis, when he was 80 years old. He was a committee member for Armagh Aging Services, a retired employee of Florence Mining Co., Valedictorian of Armagh H.S. Class of 1948, instrumental in the formation of Robindale Heights after the 1977 Flood and served as a Corporal in the US Army. Fuzz was a wood worker who will be remembered as the creator of many “Pappy” projects.
Friends received 2-8 pm Sunday at Richard C. Stuart F.H., 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh and 9:30 am till time of mass 10:30 am Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church, 425 Bridge St., Seward. Interment Armagh Cemetery. Military honors by Blairsville Military Honor Guard and US Army. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Fuzz’s name may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.