After a long and brave battle with cancer, Mary Katherine “Mary Kaye” Fusilli passed away peacefully on September 28th, 2023 at the age of 70 surrounded by her loving family and friends.
Mary Kaye was born on November 16, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York and is predeceased by her father, Andrew McBride, mother, Marian (Boland) McBride; brothers, Andrew McBride Jr., John McBride, Michael McBride, sister, Moira McBride and father-in-law, Matthew Fusilli.
She is survived by her loving husband, Tony Fusilli, children, Sheena (Jeffrey) Eckler and Andrei Fusilli (Tony Mott), granddaughter Lilliana Eckler and grandson Tyler Eckler, brother, Robert McBride, mother-in-law, Mary Fusilli, sister-in-law, Beverly (Raymond) Ryznyk, sister-in-law, Beverly Dema, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mary Kaye was a proud graduate of Nazareth Academy High School. Tony and her were together 54 wonderful years and married for 47 years. She raised her children, Sheena and Andrei, with loving care before returning back to school to obtain her nursing degree. Once her grandchildren were born, Mary Kaye took great pride in caring for Lilliana and Tyler, whom she was most proud of.
Mary Kaye enjoyed swimming, lifeguarding, gardening, reading and all things Irish. She left behind a legacy of love, strength, and cherished memories.
The family extends their gratitude to the staff and volunteers at the Webster Comfort Care Home and, in lieu of flowers, asks for donations to be made in Mary Kaye’s honor to:
Webster Comfort Care Home
700 Holt Rd., Webster, NY 14580
There will be no calling hours. Friends and family are invited to Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, on Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. for a funeral mass in Mary Kaye’s memory.