James Zello

James J Zello

Wednesday, December 18th, 1929 - Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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James J. Zello, 90, of Windsor Locks, beloved husband of Doreen (Price) Zello, entered into Eternal Rest on Thursday October 22, 2020 at Hartford Hospital with his family at his side. He was born in Waterbury on December 18, 1929, the son of the late Anthony and Concetta (Jacaruso) Zello. James owned and operated a television repair business for many years. At home, he was a devoted husband who cherished time spent with his family. He also enjoyed woodworking, cooking, and spending time outdoors. James was a parishioner of St. Mary Church in Windsor Locks.

In addition to his beloved wife Doreen, James is survived by his children, Stephen and his wife Rosemarie of Somers, and Mark and his wife Robin of Agawam, MA; his grandchildren Joseph and Stephanie Zello, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael Zello, and his sisters, Mary and Flora Zello.

His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 11 am to 12 pm and the Windsor Locks Funeral Home, 441 Spring St., Windsor Locks. A funeral service will be celebrated after the visitation at 12 pm. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in James’s memory may be made to Ronald McDonald House of Springfield, 34 Chapin Terrace Springfield, MA 01107. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Masks are required and social distancing should be observed. A limit of 50 attendees will be permitted at any given time. Please be prepared to potentially wait outside if capacity has been reached. Guests will be rotated in upon departure of prior guests.
  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Thursday, October 29th, 2020 12:00pm
    Windsor Locks Funeral Home
    441 Spring St
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Masks and social distancing are required at the funeral home.


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The Zello's

Posted at 07:41pm
Remembering you and Uncle Jim in our minds and hearts this day. Sent with love and remembrance. Mike, JoAnne, Bob, Debbie, Tim and Marcia Zello
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Mike Zello

Posted at 12:48pm
Steve, Rosemarie, Mark, Robin and Family,
JoAnne and I just wanted to extend our sincerest condolences for the loss of our your Father, Grandfather, our Uncle Jim.
I thought you might like a couple of pictures that I had of your Father and Mother and of their generation.
Hope you enjoy them,
Mike and JoAnne

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