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Juneita Iorice (June) Zancanella

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Juneita (June) Iorice Zancanella, 88, formerly of Oroville, went to home to the Lord on Thursday, April 10, 2008, in Bend, Oregon. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2008, at Foothill Community Church, 2475 Foothill Blvd., Oroville, CA.

June was born in Fowler, California, 1920, the second of six children to Sylvester Lee and Annie Crow. Raised mostly in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl years, June graduated from high school in Colorado. After nurses training, she married Bruno V. Zancanella in Denver 1942. During WWII, June worked in several New York City hospitals before the family came to California in 1946, and Oroville 1949.

June worked thirteen years at Oroville's Butte County Hospital, and then retired from nursing after nineteen years as OB Ward Supervisor for the new Oroville Hospital. After 46 years of marriage, Bruno preceded her in death and June later moved to Oregon.

June's two surviving brothers are Roy Crow (Judy) of Durango, Colorado, and Lawrence Crow (Edythe) of Spokane, Washington. Her four sons are Eric Zancanella (Judy) and Richard Zancanella, of Oroville, and John Zancanella (Carol) and Edward Zancanella (Janet) of Bend, Oregon. June had nineteen grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers June requested that donations be sent to the Oroville Rescue Mission 4250 Lincoln Blvd., Oroville, CA 95966

Arrangements are under the direction of Scheer Memorial Chapel.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 15, 2008
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