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Jean D. "Dolly" Zona, 85, of New Castle passed away the morning of Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born on Sept. 10, 1931 in New Castle, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale and Anna D'Agosta Zona.
Jean retired in 1995 after working as a cashier for G.C. Murphy Co. for 42 years.
She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Church, and she also belonged to AARP. Jean enjoyed playing bingo, reading and spending time with all of her nieces and nephews. She also loved to spend time with her friends at Riverside and their monthly luncheons.
Jean is survived by her nieces, Patricia Demko, Jeannette Rasey, Cheryl Vanasco, Christine Zona, Frances (Mickie) Burrus and Anna Marie Hall; her nephews, Charles "Buddy" Pecarro, Joseph Pecarro, John Zona, Patrick Zona and Joshua Zona; many great-nieces and great-nephews; and two great-great-nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Anna Zona, Jennie Zona, Mary Pecarro and Lena Zona; her brothers, Ralph, John, Frank, Joseph and Michael Zona; her niece, Jo Ann Zona; and her nephew, Ralph Pecarro Jr.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St.
A procession will leave the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday to attend a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church, officiated by the Rev. Frank Almade.
Entombment will take place in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on February 23, 2017
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