Marie Ruth Cuchiara Carleo Fabian

marie fabian

August 13, 1923 ~ July 8, 2022

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Marie Ruth Cuchiara Carleo Fabian, 98, passed away July 8, 2022. Survived by her children, Theresa Poll, Donna (Eddie) Stephens, Anthony M. (Carol) Carleo, David L. (Sherrie) Carleo and Diane Perkins; sister, Kate Santarelli; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Preceded in death by her brother, Charles R. Cuchiara; sons-in-law, Leo G. Poll and Dennis Perkins. Marie was born to Modesto and Anne Cuchiara on Aug. 13, 1923, in Pueblo. She worked at Solo Foods and as a seamstress for Spangler’s Draperies. Marie enjoyed volunteering at Our Lady of the Meadows Church, cooking meals for her large family, Denver Broncos and Notre Dame Football, and the mountains of Colorado. She was a member of Ladies Fidelity Lodge #56. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Funeral Scripture Service, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Our Lady of the Meadows, 23 Starling Dr. Special thanks to Cappella of Pueblo West and Villa Pueblo. Online condolences,


Scripture Service: July 14, 2022 10:00 am

Our Lady of the Meadows
23 Starling Drive
Pueblo, CO 81005


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  1. Donna, Eddie and the Fabian Family, my deepest condolences at the loss of your beloved Marie. She was truly a beautiful lady. We had good times singing in the OLM choir and being lectors. She was a wonderful role model. God Bless you all and take care of each other. Rest in Peace Marie.

  2. “Yoo-hoo! Hey Dolly!” Marie was a delight to take care of at Capella. We all miss her dearly. If you ever hear Yoo-hoo! At Capella just know we are remembering and reminiscing about Marie.
    My prayers and condolences to the family.

  3. Diane and Donna and all of the family. So sorry for your loss. May God wrap you all in his loving arms.

  4. My dear Aunt Marie. What a wonderful lady. I’ll never forget my “roomie” in Hawaii and how much fun we had. We’ll miss you more than you know. Love to all of you, Theresa, Donna, Anthony Di and Dave. You’ve been on my heart very much.

    Love, Paula and John

  5. My deepest sympathy to Marie’s family. I will always remember Marie for her lovely smile and kind words. She was such a lovely lady. I always looked forward to seeing her at church. Prayers to Donna, Eddie and family.

  6. I delivered Meals on Wheels with Jan Fullerton to Mrs Fabian for a long time. She was our favorite. ALWAYS friendly and in a good mood. We haven’t been doing that for a while, as she went on to live at Cappella. We have missed this sweet lady. May she Rest In Peace.
    Margie Dudley

  7. My dear sweet Auntie! She set an example for all of us to follow! She had a wonderful family and was loved by everyone! We are so lucky to have her for so long! Love her and will miss her forever!

  8. Much love and deepest condolences to Donna, Theresa, Anthony, Diane, David and their families.

  9. So sorry for your loss my prayers are with you and your beautiful family I just loved Marie I will be out of town on Thursday but I will be there in Spirit God Bless Marie

  10. It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to dear Aunt Marie. What an extraordinary lady who raised a wonderful family. Her kindness and warmth and love of family will never be forgotten. Much love and deepest condolences to Donna, Theresa, Anthony, Diane, David and their families.
    Susan and Kenny

  11. Donna, Eddie and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Mother’s are special and I know she will be missed by all.

  12. Marie was of a generation that was hard working, and caring, and met adversity with dignity.
    She was a treasure, and I’m so glad I had the privilege to know her.

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