Samuel A. Teolis, Supervisor | Carmella M. Teolis, Funeral Director

Dr. Lawrence Fazioli

Dr. Lawrence Fazioli, a board certified physician in Family Medicine, who practiced in Lawrence Country for 30 years with his friend and partner, Dr. David Shober, died suddenly at home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Dr. Fazioli was widely recognized for his skill and compassion as a physician, and the great number of his former and current patients will consider his passing a great loss.

Born on March 9, 1957 in Ellwood City to Felix  “Fuzzy” and Joan (Nocera) Fazioli, who preceded him in death, Dr. Fazioli was a proud member of the 1975 graduating class of Lincoln High School. He graduated from the School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University in 1980 before embarking on a career in retail pharmacy. He then pursued a life-long goal of becoming a doctor and graduated from the American University of the Caribbean in 1987. He then served as the Chief Resident at the Medical Center in Beaver, PA before starting a practice in family medicine in New Castle, which has expanded throughout the years. He was a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Lawrence County Medical Society and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Dr. Fazioli was passionate about sports, especially skiing and golf, and enjoyed travelling the world with family and friends enjoying these activities. He maintained long-time friendships with those from his childhood neighborhood as well as those he met throughout his life. He is a member of the Holy Spirit Parish, and the S.O.I. #608.

He is survived by his wife, Robin (Bryson) Fazioli whom he married on December 27, 1991, his sons, Shane Finnin (fiancé Page Bender) of Patterson Heights, Nicholas Fazioli of Shaler Twp. and Alex Fazioli of North Beaver Twp., his sisters, Gerianne (Dominick) Motto of New Castle and Carol Fazioli (Paul Cutajar) of Lansdale, Pa, his niece and nephews, Audrey Cutajar, Dominick Motto, Joseph Motto, Michael Motto, Logan Bryson, and Gregory Cutajar, his mother and father-in-law, Della Bryson, and Charles (Judy) Bryson, and his brother-in-law, Randy (Toni) Bryson. He is also survived by his aunts and uncle, Mary Jo (Joseph) Cioffi, Joan (Hank) Navarro, and Guido Fazioli.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 pm and on Saturday from 9-10:30 am at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc.. A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at the Holy Redeemer Church with Father Mark Thomas officiating assisted by Deacon John Curran. Entombment will follow at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Holy Redeemer Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions in Dr. Fazioli’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, Lawrence County Human Society, New Castle Public Library, or the Ellwood City Area Public Library.


  • Putzi’s Ski & Sports Den Posted February 5, 2020 3:09 pm

    We would like to express our sincere condolences to his family. Dr. Fazioli was a long time customer at our shop, and we always enjoyed his visits as winter approached. He had a great love for the sport of skiing.

    Josef, Jessica, Cindy, Kenny
    Putzi’s Ski & Sports Den

  • Al Morini Posted February 5, 2020 4:18 pm

    Loss of a good doctor and friend and great skiing companion. Al Morini

  • Janine L. (Chic Ewing) Jackson Posted February 5, 2020 4:53 pm

    Deepest sympathies to family and friends of Larry. God speed Larry. So glad David got us together for a “neighborhood” dinner in December, it was nice to see you and the guys again.

  • Rick VanBuren Posted February 5, 2020 4:58 pm

    I’m very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I attended Duquesne U. with Larry and his sister, Gerianne. Larry was a wonderful person and though I haven’t seen him in many years, I will keep his family in my thoughts.

  • Marie Lutton Posted February 5, 2020 5:04 pm

    We are sorry for your loss of Dr Fazioli. He was a special person a passionate doctor.??

  • Betsy Walker Posted February 5, 2020 5:37 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Was a fabulous doctor to work with. Patients & staff at Jameson alike. Prayers to family.

  • Dr. Richard and Michelle Byers Posted February 5, 2020 7:53 pm

    Our deepest sympathy Robin and your family. Larry was our family physician and a friend. He will be deeply missed by the many whose lives he touched with his kindness and compassion. You are all in our prayers.

  • Bruce Tropea Posted February 7, 2020 3:38 pm

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Larry our doctor and good friend. May he be with the angels in heaven and I know he is up there looking down to us from heaven
    above. Bruce & Patti Tropea

  • JOSEPH FAIR Posted February 10, 2020 11:00 am

    We had been with Dr. Fazioli since he came to New Castle and he will surely be missed.
    Our condolences to his family.
    Joseph and Marlene Fair

  • Sharyn Shaner Posted February 10, 2020 10:00 pm

    I was so saddened when I heard of Dr. Fazioli’s passing. He was always so kind and compassionate with his patients and the staff at the hospital. It was a pleasure to know him and to have been able to work with him. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sharyn Shaner

  • Leroy and Bertha Cassidy Posted February 17, 2020 12:49 pm

    We were very saddened to hear of Dr. Fazioli’s passing. He was an excellent doctor. He was our doctor for many years. In 2010, we moved to Monroe County to be closer to family. Our deepest sympathy to his family and partner. We have made a donation in his name to the New Castle Public Library

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