Maryann (Ornelas) Fazakerley
|Posted 2021-02-23 by mhenderson|
|Published in Today's News Herald on Feb. 23, 2021 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Maryann Fazakerley passed away Dec. 17, 2020 peacefully at
approximately 5 p.m. at Havasu Regional Medical Center due to
complications of covid-19. She was surrounded by her family.
Maryann was born, at home, on April 8, 1936 in Irwindale, California,
and died Dec. 17, 2020 at the age of 84. She was the daughter of Alex
Ornelas and Lupe (Rodriguez).
Maryann graduated from Covina High School in 1954. She worked as an
office clerk for United Parcel Service for 28 years. She married
Manuel Bernal, at St. John's Church, Baldwin Park, California on May
11, 1956 and divorced. She was married to Bernal for 18 years. She
then married Stanley M. Fazakerley, at the Silver Queen Saloon,
Virginia City, Nevada and were married 42 years.
Maryann's hometown was Irwindale, California. She lived with her first
husband and children in North Hollywood, California, her second
husband in Granada Hills, California and then retired to Lake Havasu
She is survived by her husband, Stanley M. Fazakerley, daughter;
Maureen Bernal and son; Eric Bernal.
Maryann is preceded in death by daughter; Rose Ann Bernal.
Maryann was a Lions Club Member and frequented the Elks Club along
with her husband, member, Stan Fazakerley. Maryann was also a member
of the Sister City of Havasu and attended several trips down to Mexico
and helped translate.
Maryann liked antiques, oak furniture, antique glass and linens. She
decorated her house with antiques. She liked arts and craft shows,
swap meets, reading angel books, heaven, mystery and the daily
newspaper. She loved dogs, especially her Mickey and Patch. Maryann
traveled across the United States several times, Nova Scotia Canada,
Alberta Canada, Mexico, Tahiti and loved the California beaches in
Rincon Ventura, CA. Big Sur also was a special place to her. She also
loved a good glass of chardonnay.
Maryann is known for her sense of humor, strong will and caring heart
and being a loyal friend.
A celebration of life is to take place at a later date in April 2021,
health codes permitting.
Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences may be submitted to the family at www.lietz-
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