In Loving Memory of James J. Zito

James J. Zito

James J. Zito

Dunmore, PA October 1, 1936 ~ May 22, 2016 Date of Service: Privately held

James J. Zito, 79, of Dunmore, died late Sunday in the V.N.A. Hospice of Geisinger-Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in Dunmore, son of the late Joseph and Nicolette Palmitessa Zito, he was a graduate of Dunmore High School and went on to attend Penn State University.  Prior to retirement, he was employed as a mechanical engineer at Proctor and Gamble.  James enjoyed playing tennis and bowling, and also taking trips to the casino.  He had a 1969 Corvette which he cherished. 

Surviving are sons Michael Zito and wife Christy, Joseph Zito and wife Bambi, all of Mount Joy, PA; and Matthew Zito of Elizabethtown; grandchildren Nicholas and Jordan Zito; and companion Deborah Galacci of Clarks Summit.

There are no public calling hours.  Interment will be privately held.  

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Courtney and Mary Close
Posts: 3
Reply #2 on : Thu May 26, 2016, 12:40:38
Our sincere sympathies to family members and friends. Jim was a good friend since childhood and through high school. His nickname was "Willie".
Kim Canfield
Posts: 3
My dear friend
Reply #1 on : Thu May 26, 2016, 10:53:20
I am so very sorry for your loss. Jimmy and I were very close at one time and remained in contact via phone and text. I last spoke to him last December. and Via text on May 4th. He told me his story and I am very sadden to hear of his passing. He was such a good man and friend. He will be missed. My deepest sympathy to his family. RIP Jimmy Z