Carl Vito Zello, 93

April 12, 2010
  • Carl Vito Zello, 93

MARCH 15, 1917-APRIL 10, 2010

Carl Vito Zello, 93, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, April 10, 2010, at Coffman Nursing Home, Hagerstown.

Born Thursday, March 15, 1917, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James V. Zello and the late Minerva M. King Zello.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Catherine A. Zello, in 1987.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army in the Philippines and in Japan with the occupational forces.

He was employed with Fairchild Aircraft, retiring in 1979 after 39 years of service.

He was a member of Maranatha Brethren Church, where he was a member of the Ambassadors Sunday school class.

He was also active with the Growers and Glowers, and the Singing Ambassadors.

He is survived by his wife, Constance Lorraine Boward Zello; one daughter, Anita F. Harris of Stephens City, Va.; one son, James V. Zello of State College, Pa.; two stepdaughters, Vicki Spurrier of Williamsport, Md., and Deborah Shew of Charleston, Tenn.; four stepsons, Jerry Shaffer of Hagerstown, Ted Boward of Hagerstown, Randall Boward of Hagerstown and Daniel Boward of Smithsburg, Md.; 12 stepgrandchildren, Angie, Malissa, Jeffery, Emily, Laura, Kandyce, Caleb, Noah, Andrew, Jennifer, Christina and Robert; and seven stepgreat-grandchildren, Danielle, Allison, Bella, Jett, Cy Michael, Chloe and Victoria.


He was preceded in death by brothers, Anjelo Zello and Dominick Zello.

Services will be Tuesday, April 13, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor John Miller and Pastor Ron Shank officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Maranatha Brethren Church, 19835 Scott Hill Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742; or Heritage Academy, 12215 Walnut Point West, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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