Marian Frances Sapp
Marian Frances Sapp, passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019. She was born February 28, 1925, in Fairmont. She was one of eight children born to Amelio Meale and Rosa (Dabruzzia) Meale.
She grew up in an Italian-American family and she was a great support system for her brothers, sisters, and all the extended family and friends.
As a young child, Marian resided at 508 Pennsylvania Avenue, which was next door to Colasessano's, and attended Miller School. She worked at Westinghouse but spent most of her employment years at Maunz Individual Shop for Men at both the Fairmont and Middletown Mall locations.
She cherished all the friendships she was able to make throughout the years at the Maunz Shop.
Marian also worked for several years at the Marion County Senior Center. In addition, she was very active in the organization of the annual Fairmont State Lettermen's Fundraising Dinner and Dance during the Joe Retton and Deacon Duvall eras. She was an avid fan and supporter of Fairmont State Athletics, especially basketball.
She enjoyed cooking, particularly making lasagna and spaghetti sauce, hosting pasta dinners on Sundays, entertaining for all special occasions, as well as preparing her delicious variety of desserts.
Marian, a widow, was married to George "Red" Nattrass and Gerald H. "Bud" Sapp, Sr. In addition to her parents, Marian was preceded in death by her siblings, Filomena (Minnie) Amodeo, Felix (Fitch) Meale, Josephine (Peen) Tristani, and Stella Hawkinberry.
Marian is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. G.H. Budd Sapp and Robin (Dalton); two granddaughters, Brigitte Kettering (Paul), and Brooklyn Phares (Tyler); two great grandchildren, James Sapp Kettering and Margaret River "Maisie" Kettering; and siblings, Joan Smith, Ott Meale, and Eugene Meale. Affectionately known as Aunt Marian, she had many caring nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Fairmont State Athletic Association (Marian F. Sapp Memorial 1000 Dollar Club) and/or Saint Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Barbara's Nursing home for their dedicated care of Marian while she was a resident.
The family will receive friends at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Avenue in Fairmont, on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A Catholic Funeral Liturgy will be on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 407 Jackson Street in Fairmont, at 10:00 a.m. with Father Joseph Konikattil as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Fairmont. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Published on November 3, 2019


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Massett Family, Domenick, Anthony, Antoinette
Nov 09, 2019
Ott sorry to hear of the passing of your sister Marion. God Bless.
John and Betsy Criado
Nov 07, 2019
Buddy we are so sorry to hear about the passing your mom. We would like to wish our condolences to you and your.
Warm summer sun
Shine kindly here,
Warm southern wind,
Blow softly here.
Green sod above,
Lie light, lie light.
Good night, dear heart,
Good night, good night.
Virginia Abruzzino Zuspan
Nov 06, 2019
What a wonderful friend loved her smile and loving personality she was the best rest in peace my friend.
Sandy Stingo
Nov 04, 2019
Sending blessings to the family.......She always had a beautifu[ smile.........RIP.....
Karol Bitonti Griffin
Nov 04, 2019
Marion was a dear lady...classy.
She will be sadly missed by her family and extended family.
RIP dear soul.
Babe Linda Stingo VA BEACH,VA
Nov 04, 2019
Our prayers goes out to the family