Marissa H. Fahnert passed away on June 24, 2020 at the age of 67 after an extended illness. Through all her earthly pain she remained a loving wife and mother and always had a smile and a kind word of encouragement for a friend or loved one.
Marissa was born on November 8, 1952 in Salisbury, Maryland on the way to San Antonio, Texas where she lived her early childhood. Her parents Bill and Betty Harris moved the family to Houston where she graduated from Springwoods High School.
Marissa had a deep love of people and animals, with pets ranging from ferrets, birds, and dogs. Marissa loved to cook and bake for her family, especially during the holidays.
Marissa is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Joseph Fahnert, son Brad Fahnert and his wife Vicki Fahnert, grandson Joshua Hughes and his wife Darian, and her great-granddaughter Ryder. Marissa is also survived by her sister Machelle Haus of Fischer Texas, brother Larry Harris of Harper Texas, brother Lyle Harris and his wife Judy of Houston Texas, half-sister Jo Nell Scraper Cooper of Keller, Texas, and half-brother Bob Scraper and his wife Carol of Kingwood Texas.
Friends are cordially invited to attend a visitation with the family on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. with the funeral service to follow at 10:00 A.M. at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home, 311 N. Friendswood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546 (281) 992-7200, with Rev Moe Mays officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, TX.
In lieu of flower, please send donations to The Sanctuary of Hope of San Antonio, TX in her memory at the following address: P.O Box 1400 San Antonio, TX 78258.
Condolences may be sent to the Fahnert family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.