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George Rocco Zito Obituary


George Rocco Zito, 67, of Rocky Hill, husband of Michele (Herms) Zito passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 12, 2014. He was the son of the late Rocco and Frances Zito. George was a loving husband, married to his wife Michele for over 40 years. He was a devoted father to his two sons and grandfather to his two grandchildren. Besides his wife, George leaves behind two sons, Jason Zito and his wife Jamie of Cromwell and Craig Zito and his wife Holly of Brookline, MA. He is also survived by the loves of his life, his two grandchildren; Nathan and Quinn Zito. In addition, he is survived by his sisters, Millie Strickland and her husband Bob, and Maryann Jones as well as his mother-in-law Mildred Herms, sister-in-law Janice MacLean and her husband Bob and many nieces and nephews. George enjoyed spending time in his garden, watching his sons play hockey and baseball as they grew up, being on his boat, traveling with long time devoted friends and Friday nights with his buddies. The Zito family would like to extend their deepest thanks to the doctors and nursing staff with the Hematology and Medical Oncology Group at St. Francis Hospital as well as Masonicare Hospice for their compassion and care. Calling hours will be Tuesday, April 15th at the Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford from 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, April 16th at 12 noon at Church of the Incarnation, 533 Prospect St., Wethersfield. Family requests that everyone go directly to the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 372 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897. Please share your memories online at www.sheehanhilbornbreen.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 14, 2014
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