Frank J. Zaza

Zaza, Frank J. Died January 9th 2018 in Arlington, VA where he resided since February 1968. Born 4 March 1928 in Manhattan in the City of New York, the son of Frank J. Zaza and his wife Catherine F. Noone, he was a graduate of the Speyer School and the High School of Music and Art, both in Manhattan, and of Syracuse University, and was a graduate student at N.Y.U. and Rutgers. From 5 March 1945 to the end of September 1959 he served in the 7th Regt. New York State Guard, the Regular Army and the Army Reserve; in the USAR was a First Sgt./Master Sgt. He was employed by the Dept. of the Army 1956-1968 at Raritan Arsenal in New Jersey and Letterkenny Army Depot in Pennsylvania. From 1968 to 1984, in Washington D.C. and Arlington, he was employed by the Department of the Navy, supporting Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarines. He married Barbara Anne Shaver of Irvington, N. J., in that Town in 1962 and had with her three children; Robert Noone Zaza of Rio Rancho, NM, Sara Reed Zaza Kline of Fairfax Co., VA, and the late William Shaver Zaza of Arlington.

2 Responses to Frank J. Zaza

  1. Barbara A LaSala says:

    Our heartfelt condolences to Sarah,Robert and family. Grateful that we were able to talk with my brother before he passed. Thoughts and prayers are with you. May you find peace at this difficult time. God Bless! Sincerely, Barbara, A. Zaza LaSala, Jim and James Anthony LaSala

  2. Dave says:

    My most heart-felt condolences to the whole Zaza family. I have so many fond memories of Frank, known to me through the years simply as Robert’s, Sara’s and William’s Dad, Mr. Zaza. A very kind soul. Great sense of humor. Always kept us laughing with his funny and interesting stories, especially the ones from his time in occupied Japan.
    He had great insight into the world around him, including the people around him, and he shared very keen observations on more than a couple of occasions that I learned a great deal from. I am fortunate for having known him and I will miss him. Sincerely, Dave

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