Olympia A. Fiaschetti

July 25, 2012

WATERTOWN, N.Y.  —  Former Watertown resident Olympia A. Spaziani Fiaschetti, 80, passed away March 1, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz. 

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. Anthony’s Church with Rev. Donald Robinson officiating. Entombment for Olympia and her husband Americo “Meek” will follow in Glenwood Mausoleum. There will be a reception to follow in Msgr. Sechi Hall at St. Anthony’s Church following the service. 

Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. 

Olympia married Americo Fiaschetti on May 23, 1953, at St. Anthony’s Church in Watertown, and the couple made their home there until 1977 when they moved to Arizona. 

Although they missed their families and friends, they loved living in the Southwest. 

During her life, Olympia worked in a variety of occupations. She owned two different restaurants – The Village Inn in Black River, N.Y., and Gaetano’s in Mesa, Ariz. 

She worked retail, trained and practiced interior decorating, was a bookkeeper, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. 

She loved to cook, sew and paint with oils. 

Surviving are her daughters: Amerika (Tom) Davis of Williamsburg, Va., Alaina Hull of Gilbert, Ariz., Alyssa (Michael) Andrews of Mesa, Ariz., and Adina Slyter of Williamsburg, Va.; 11 grandchildren; sisters Geraldine (Carl) Lettiere and Patricia Spaziani, both of Watertown, N.Y.; brother, Anthony Spaziani of Fairborn, Ohio; former sons-in-law Andy Hull and Rodney Slyter; nieces, nephews and many loving relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Americo (Meek) in 2008.

Information provided by D.L. Calarco Funeral Home and Newzjunky.com, Watertown