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David James Fabin

June 22, 1945 — October 13, 2023

David James Fabin, age 78, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2023, after a short illness at UPMC Hamot.  


He was born on June 22, 1945, in Erie, PA, to the late Matthew and Gertrude (Zygai) Fabin. 


After graduation, David joined the National Guard. He worked for Penelec (formerly First Energy) until his retirement. He loved his solitude and being in nature, especially to hunt and fish. David enjoyed woodworking and taking care of his yard, always making sure the deer were fed.  


He is preceded in death by his wife, Marcy (Gama) Fabin; sister, Marjorie Rigazzi; brothers, Robert Fabin, Gerald Fabin and Richard Fabin and brother-in-law, Toby Rigazzi.  


He leaves behind to cherish him in memory, his nieces and nephews, Anthony (wife Tracy) Rigazzi, Diane (husband Joe) Adiutori, Kimberly (husband Don) Neimeic, Robert Rigazzi, Chris (husband Lester) Spencer, Sue Fabin, Dawn (husband Bob) Miazga and Erick Fabin; sisters-in-law, Sandy Elkin, Lynn Wheeler and Diane Coleman; and many great and great-great nieces and nephews. He is further survived by many cousins.


Friends are invited to call at the Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Inc Downtown, 602 W 10th St., on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Burial will be private.  


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Because You Care, 6041 W Road, McKean, PA 16426; Erie Humane Society, 2407 Zimmerly Road, Erie, PA 16506; Anna Shelter, 1555 E 10th Street, Erie, PA 16511 or Orphan Angels, 5439 W Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505.  

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Tuesday, October 17, 2023

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Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown

602 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502

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