ZANN Gregory John III, DDS Gregory John Zann III, DDS, 61, of Boca Raton, FL, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Born in New York City, NY on May 13, 1949 he spent his youth in Toledo, OH, and attended Saint Francis De Sales High School (1967). Dr. Zann attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, where he attained a B.S. Philosophy in 1971, D.D.S in 1974, and a M.S. Periodontology in 1978. At Michigan, he was a member of the varsity men's swimming team. In 1978, Dr. Zann and his wife, Janet, moved to Florida where he practiced ever since. Dr. Zann was devoted to his faith, family, friends, and patients. He was an avid reader, golfer, swimmer, amateur satirist, St. Joan lector, and community volunteer. Dr. Zann was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Collingwood (1996), his father, Gregory II (2004), and his mother, Mildred (2005). He is the beloved husband of Janet, father of Gregory IV (Kasey) and Julie (Michael Cornacchia), brother of Robert (Elizabeth), Geoffrey (Emily), Weston Gardner (Maureen), and Fred Gardner (Denise), and grandfather to Alexandra. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, December 31 at the Glick Family Funeral Home, 3600 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 1 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy be made to St. Francis De Sales High School www.sfstoledo.org Boca Raton Regional Hospital, University of Michigan men's swim team, c/o U of M Athletics, 1100 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109, or the University of Michigan's School of Periodontology. Glick Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (561)672-1880, www.glickfamilyfuneralhome.com
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Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 30, 2010