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James Anthony Buzzella

January 8, 1946 ~ July 5, 2022 (age 76)

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of James Anthony Buzzella (76) of Miami, Florida. Jim, a faith-filled and devout Catholic, passed away on Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 after a brief illness with devastating sequela from COVID-19. He will always be remembered and greatly missed by all he knew. He truly embodied what it means to live life to the fullest. He loved and cherished his wife, Isabel, with all his heart. He loved his children and grandchildren unconditionally and would go to the ends of the earth for them. He was a fast talker and made it his career as an auctioneer and even won state champion for Florida in 1997. He loved to travel the world. He loved to eat good food and spend time with good friends and family. He was very active in his church, St. Louis Catholic Church and was also involved with the men’s club at St. John Neuman Catholic Church. He was a very active member of the Knights of Columbus especially as a member of the 4th degree. He was the Charter Grand Knight of the St. Louis Council and most recently served as Vice Marshal for the Florida District. Most importantly, he was a true believer in our Lord Jesus Christ and faithful until the end. Jim is survived by his wife, Isabel, his children Pamela (Larry) Dudkiewicz, Deborah Buzzella, and James A. Buzzella, Jr., Michael Nunes and Carl (Lori) Nunes, grandchildren Thomas, Rachel, Justin, Jenna, Sequoia, Jasmine, Trey, Matthew, Lydia, Christopher, and Alexis, and 1 great-grandchild Samuel. James is also survived by his brothers Robert (Alberta), Ernest (Donna), Michael (Mary Gail), Anthony (Abigail), Stephen, John (Cindy), David (Terri), Richard, and brother-in-law Paul Fuller, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his son, Lon Buzzella; and grandson, Jason Menendez; his parents Robert W. and Mary Buzzella; siblings, Mary Ann Freeman, Jeanne Fuller, his twin brother, Joseph Buzzella, and Rita Delaney. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at St. Louis Catholic Church (7270 SW 120 St. Miami, FL 33156) with the funeral mass immediately following at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Camillus House or St. Louis Catholic Church.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 9, 2022

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
St. Louis Catholic Church
7270 S.W. 120 St.
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Service
Saturday
July 9, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
St. Louis Catholic Church
7270 S.W. 120 St.
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Cemetery

Woodlawn Park South
11655 S.W. 117 Avenue
Miami, FL

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