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After 50 years of joyous marriage, Stanley R. Zepp died at home on October 4, 2012, surrounded by his wife and children. He was born in Apopka, Florida in 1933.
He is survived by his wife Mary, his children Richard (Audra) Zepp, Mary (Tom) Hale, Patricia (Marvin) Nevitt, Kathleen (John) Struckman and Alice (Matthew) King, and by his sister, June Latrimurti. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley, and leaves behind nine other grandchildren: Kathleen, Casey, Elizabeth, Matthew, Hannah, Victoria, Leah, John and James.
Stan started his career at an early age when he earned his Ham Radio license as a teen. He entered the Air Force in 1953, serving as an Instrument Mechanic. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering in 1961 at the University of Florida, and his Master's degree in 1963 at NYU. He married the love of his life, Mary Farrell, in June 1962. He retired from Harris Semiconductor as a Senior Scientist after 21 years, during which time he earned two patents.
Stan was never was one to talk about himself or his accomplishments. He was a humble, unassuming and generous soul, a devoted husband, and loving father.
Calling hours will be Friday, October 5, from 5 to 8 pm, at Brownlie - Maxwell Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, October 6, at 10 AM, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Miller Street.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes School.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Oct. 5, 2012