Edward Joseph Zamaitis, 86, of West Bridgewater, formerly of Brockton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 4, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth Betty (Janulis) Zamaitis; cherished son of Andrew Zamaitis and Beatrice (Zinkevicz) Zamaitis; and brother of many siblings; loving father of Edward Zamaitis D.M.D. and wife Gail Dooley-Zamaitis of North Falmouth and Linda Marino and husband Paul Marino D.D.S. of West Bridgewater; proud grandfather of Shaina Zamaitis Esq. of San Francisco, Calif., Andrea Villani Esq. and husband Joseph Villani Esq. of Verona, N.J., and Corinne Coughlin D.M.D. and husband Kevin Coughlin of Duxbury; Papa to his cherished great-grandchildren, Josephine Josie Villani, Rhyan Coughlin and Meryn Coughlin. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was a Naval veteran as a submarine engineer in World War II and had an unwavering love for his country. Edward was a plant engineer of Brockton Sole and Plastics for numerous years. He had a passionate love for his family and his Lithuanian heritage. He was an avid outdoorsman and was an accomplished fisherman, hunter and gardener, passing on these loves to his children and grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Russell & Pica Funeral Home, 165 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater. Calling hours Friday 3-7 p.m. Donations in Edwards memory may be made to Buzzards Bay Coalition, 114 Front Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. For directions, visit www.Russellpicafuneralhome.com.
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Russell & Pica Funeral Home
165 Belmont St Brockton, MA 02301
Published in The Enterprise from June 5 to June 6, 2014