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Celebrating the life of

Mary Lee Abruzzio

May 14, 1919 - January 18, 2020

Mary Lee Abruzzio

Mary Abruzzio, 100, of Savannah, Georgia, died peacefully in her sleep on January 18, 2020, at Thunderbolt Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Thunderbolt, Georgia.   Born in Savannah, Georgia on May 14, 1919 and predeceased by her parents, Lula and Desi Lee and her late husband, CMSGT Peter Abruzzio (1918-2000) of Rome, New York.

Survivors include her two children, Jennifer Moore (George) of Madison, Alabama and Tony Abruzzio (Sherry) of Tybee Island, Georgia.  Her six grandchildren, Holly Abruzzio, Jill Abruzzio, Stacie Abruzzio, Justin Moore, Erica Moore and Alison Kirkland.  Also, many nieces, grand nieces, nephews and grand nephews scattered throughout the country with a clear concentration of love all abound Tybee Island, Georgia and surrounding counties. 

"Mae Mae" loved to travel and enjoyed being a military wife for over 31 years while Peter was serving in the United States Air Force.  The Abruzzio’s retired from the Air Force in 1969 and returned to Savannah where they continued to pursue their love of travel.  They also enjoyed their activity in many civic clubs and their close relationships with family and friends in the area.  Mary enjoyed a long, healthy life and was surrounded by love.  

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Greenwich Section of Bonaventure Cemetery. 

The family suggests any remembrances be made in her memory to St. Michaels Catholic Church, Tybee Island.

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To the family of Mae Mae and the Hosti family, We are so sorry to read about Mae Mae. She was a very sweet lady and will be missed. Our thoughts. prayers and love are with you'll. Jackie and Charlie

- Jackie and Charlie ,Ga, Tybee Island/Metter


My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. May God Bless her and welcome her home.

- Pauline Childers,Alabama , Huntsville


Tony and Sherry: Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

- Bonnie and Demery Bishop,GA, Tybee Island


Mrs. Abruzzio was a favorite Meals on Wheels client

- Patrick Prokop, Savannah, GA


God Bless and prayers for peace for your family.

- Teresa Rayner, Richmond Hill , Georgia


Tony , I extend my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother. God Bless.

- Joy Wainwright, Savannah, Georgia


Dear Friends....Tony and Sherry just wanted to say we are thinking of you both, even though we never new your Mom... knowing you... gives an idea of who she was, the strength, determination,and compassion she had for life shines on through you..... ❤

- Alan & Karen Wilson, Savannah, GA


My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. Prayers for the family during this difficult time. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace. Welcome home Mae Mae! God bless you!

- Susan Kent, Huntsville, Alabama


My deepest condolences to the family for your loss. Prayers for the family during this difficult time. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace. Welcome home Mae Mae! God bless you!

- Susan Kent, Huntsville, Alabama


The Wetterhall’s would like to extend our deepest sympathies and heartfelt prayers in the loss but Heaven’s gain of your beautiful Grandmother and Mother. We are blessed to have know her through you, the Moore family.

- Wetterhall , Richmond, The Villages, VA, FL


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900