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Katie Fazzino Viola, 94, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at St. Joseph Manor.

Katie was born July 29, 1922 in Brazos County, Texas to John Marion and Lula (Fiellia) Fazzino. Married to Mike Joseph Viola for fifty years.

She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and a member of Mother Grace Society. Katie was an active supporter of numerous organizations in the Brazos Valley. She is remembered for her love of reading and learning history. Katie's enthusiasm and knowledge of gardening and plants will be remembered.

Katie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mike Viola; six brothers, Joseph Fazzino, Nick Fazzino, Dominic "Don" Fazzino Sr., Marion Fazzino, Mike Fazzino and Lee Fazzino Sr.; and her sister, Mary Ann Scarpinato.

She is survived by her son, Joseph John Viola; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 16 from 5 - 8 p.m. with a rosary service at 6:00 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to St. Joseph Manor Assisted Living or St. Anthony's Catholic Church Building Fund.