Faye Guzzo


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Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 5:31 pm
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Faye E. Guzzo, 90, of Moline, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Moline. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church. Entombment is at Calvary Mausoleum, Rock Island. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Faye Land was born on March 13, 1922, in Peoria, Ill., a daughter of Omar and Beulah Garrison Land. She married Thomas Guzzo Sr. on March 31, 1998, in Naples, Fla.
Faye loved ballroom dancing. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden, cooking and entertaining.
Survivors include her husband, Tom; daughter, Judy (Cloyd) Fenton, Cumby, Texas; stepdaughter, Jody (Tom) Longman, Silvis; grandchildren, Cobra and Mark (Beverly); great-granddaughters, Brett (Dan), Bo, Brandi and Peyton; stepgranddaughter, Carrie (Tyler); and brothers, Omar Land Jr. and Lee Land, both of East Peoria. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Louise.
Online condolences may be left at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 



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