Donald J. Zubiago
Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home
971 Branch Ave
Providence, RI
ZUBIAGO, Donald J.
Donald J. Zubiago, 82, passed away on May 24, 2021.
He was the son of the late John and Dorothy (Peden) Zubiago and beloved husband of Arleen (Scorpio) Zubiago. Devoted father of Susan P. Holt and her husband, Jason and Stephen D. Zubiago, and his wife Antonia. He was the cherished grandfather of Zachary, Matthew, Julia, Emma, Timothy and Peter and brother of Joan Graham and brother in law of Joseph Scorpio and his wife, Judith.
Donald earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University. He served as a Providence Police Officer retiring as a Sergeant and as a State of Rhode Island Capitol Police Officer at various courthouses and the State House. In his retirement, he enjoyed his family, traveling, and was devoted to his grandchildren, who were the love of his life.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Augustine Church, 639 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Special Olympics of Rhode Island, 370 George Washington Highway, Smithfield, RI or at

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Published by The Providence Journal on May 25, 2021.
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Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home
971 Branch Ave, Providence, RI
Mass of Christian Burial
Saint Augustine Church
639 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI
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Dear Arlene & Family,
Just wanted to reach out and let you know you have our deepest condolences at this most difficult time. Our prayers are with all of you.
May Don Rest In Peace .
All Our Love , Mario & Cheryl Micheletti
Mario & Cheryl Micheletti
May 26, 2021
Dear Zubiago Family,
We are all so sorry to hear about Don's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. He was such a devoted husband, father and grandfather. We will keep you all in our prayers.
With sincerest sympathies to you all,
The Medici's
Mike, Shirley, Gregory and Peter
Shirley Medici
May 26, 2021
My prayers are with the entire Zubiago family at this difficult time. Don was a wonderful man with always a kind word and a joyful smile. He was a joy to work with at the State House and will remain in our prayers. May God Bless him and keep him in His eternal love.
Senator Tom Lynch (Ret)
May 25, 2021
To Stephen and the entire Zubiago Family,

Mr. Z was a one of a kind individual who was a fixture at basketball and baseball games, especially watching his children and grandchildren. I am grateful for the memories I have playing for Mr. Z and with Stephen at Mt. Pleasant Little League, Providence Babe Ruth and Classical High School. We all looked up and respected Mr. Z for his life lesson teachings while molding boy's into men. My prayers and sympathy are with you during this difficult time.

With Sympathy,
Steven Piscopiello
Steven Piscopiello
May 25, 2021
My Deepest Condolences to the Family.I work with Donald as a Patrolmen with the PPD.A great Boss and friend.Rest In peace My Brother.
Ret Det.PPD Bob Conn
May 25, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences at this difficult time.
The Staff of Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home
May 25, 2021
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