Eugene P. Lazzari 1955-2020

WARREN — Eugene Peter Lazzari, 64, passed away peacefully of natural causes Monday, May 18, 2020, at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Gene was born in 1955, in Warren, where he attended Howland High School. He graduated from Youngstown State University with high honors and a bachelor’s degree in business with dual majors. He spent the next 40 years in Florida, where he worked in retail management.

Gene was a music enthusiast and master guitarist. He loved to teach guitar on the weekends, volunteered by giving guitar lessons at the library and watched his students grow to love music as much as he did. He was a proud uncle to Bradford, Alexa and Julia Nelson and enjoyed and shared in every event in their lives.

Gene is survived by his mother, Florence Fernandez Lazzari; and siblings, Linda Lazzari and Cathy (Keith) Nelson.

He was predeceased by his wife, Nizam Assaf; father, Edward Lazzari; and sister, Helen Wilkins.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 5201 N. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach, FLA 33064.

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