Andre "Dede" Fancello

Andre (Dede) Fancello, 73, passed away October 8, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Giovanni and Michalakina Fancello; brothers, Antoine, Basile, Roger and Henri Fancello; his son in law, Patrick Mathews and daughter, Jennifer Fancello.


Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years, Kathy Fancello; son, Pascal Fancello; daughters, Deanna Fancello, Alyssa Fancello and husband, Abe; brother, Jojo Fancello; sisters, Nene Vialla, Denise Blanchard; grandchildren, Cheyenne, Riley, Layla, Kaitlyn, and Stella; great grand-children, Luna and Matheo Yvart and a host of other family and friends.


Andre was born in Port-de-Bouc, France on December 17, 1944.  He was an excellent provider for his family and worked for NASA for many years as a skilled welder, before retiring from AHI in Alvin, Texas.


Family was extremely important to Andre and he cherished spending time with them.  He traveled often back to France to visit relatives.  Andre enjoyed the outdoors boating and fishing at his favorite fishing hole.  He will forever be remembered for entertaining friends and family with his dancing and love of music.  Andre will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.


Services for Andre will be held Friday, October 12, 2018 at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 pm with the funeral service following beginning at 2:00 pm with Reverend Stephen Horne, Sr. officiating.