Fannie Tunis, 97, of Scranton, died Friday, Aug. 20, at home peacefully with her loving and devoted children, Nicholas Jr., and twin daughters, Angela Ann and Fannie Fay, by her side. She was never alone. Her children were always with her.
Fannie entered the kingdom of Heaven into the loving arms of God carried by the angels and saints to be reunited with her loving husband, Nicholas, and all the angels and saints.
Born and educated in Scranton, Fannie was the daughter of the late Michael and Fannie D'Auria Luongo.
Fannie was the loving and devoted wife of Nicholas J. Tunis Sr., who went to Heaven on May 12, 1992, at the age of 67. At the time of her husband Nicholas' death, they celebrated 44 years and four days of a blessed marriage.
Fannie "Sunshine" and husband, Nicholas, were married on May 8, 1948, in St. Rocco's Church, Dunmore.
Fannie received all the sacraments: baptized, first Holy Communion, confirmation, married and buried from St. Rocco's Church, Dunmore.
Fannie at the age of 10 sang in St. Rocco's Church choir as a soloist.
Fannie loved St. Rocco's Church and procession. Fannie was always there walking in the procession with her twin daughters, or watching the procession with her husband, son, and twin daughters. Fannie was a faithful, devoted and one of the oldest members of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish.
Fannie loved the rosary. Fannie prayed the rosary every day and always had the rosary in her hands and pockets.
Fannie and her husband, Nicholas, were always good to people and helped everyone and brought their children up to do the same.
Fannie was a natural beauty, "gorgeous."
Fannie loved Lipton tea and pound cake. Fannie was known for her homemade lasagna. It was the best. Fannie's husband, Nicholas, was known for his homemade spaghetti sauce and homemade meatballs. They were the best.
Fannie and her husband, Nicholas, were blessed with three loving and devoted children: son, Nicholas Jr., and twin daughters, Angela Ann and Fannie Fay, all at home. Their children were also blessed with a good, loving and devoted mother and father, the best.
Fannie celebrated her 97 years young birthday on Saturday, Aug. 7, with her three children at home. It was beautiful.
Fannie and her husband, Nicholas, were the perfect couple, always together - together forever.
A beautiful Mass of Christian Burial was private with her three loving and devoted children: son, Nicholas Jr., and twin daughters, Angela Ann and Fannie Fay, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Rocco's Church, Dunmore, by the Rev. Michael Zipay. Interment was private with her three children at Dunmore Cemetery.
A heartfelt thank you to Carl Savino of Savino Traditional Funerals and Cremation Care and Kristen Waznak and Sid DeSantis of Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home for all their love and kindness shown to our dear mother Fannie and her three children: son, Nicholas Jr., and twin daughters, Angela and Fannie. Everything was beautiful and perfect. Everything was done with love and from the heart.
God bless you all.
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