March 25, 1921 - January 21, 2014
Resident of Monte Sereno
Antoinette Zanardi passed away peacefully Tuesday evening surrounded by her loving family and her dear friends after a brief illness.
She was born in Zoppola, Italy and immigrated with her mother and three brothers to America when she was seven years old. She became a lifelong resident of Los Gatos. She graduated from Los Gatos High School in 1940. Shortly thereafter she married the love of her life, Amiel (Aze) Zanardi. They spent over seventy years together. They frequently traveled with the Rotary Club, to which she was an Inner Wheel Member. Another of Antoinette's great passions included tending to her beloved garden. She also loved to cook for her husband and family, and took great pride in her fantastic meals.
She leaves behind her husband, Amiel Zanardi; two sons Jim and Joe Zanardi; daughter-in-laws Randi and Bettie Zanardi; grandchildren Mark and Steven Zanardi; and great-grandchildren Joey and Emelia Zanardi - all of Los Gatos.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 24 beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a Prayer Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Darling - Fischer Chapel of the Hills, 615 North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, CA.
A graveside service shall be held Saturday, January 25, 2014 beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Los Gatos Memorial Park. 2255 Los Gatos Almaden Road, San Jose, CA.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Jan. 23, 2014