William B. Zanella

William B. Zanella

DeForest – William B. Zanella, age 98, passed away Friday, August 24, 2012, at Trinity Senior Homes in Madison. He was born in Clarence PA on July 6, 1914, the son of Andrea and Ursola (Bertaco) Zanella. William married Mabel E. Redinger on August 31, 1940 in Snow Shoe, PA. William enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening in his earlier years with his wife May. William served in the United States Navy for two years.

William is survived by his children, Nancy M. (Edward) Clifford of DeForest, WI, William G. (Vicki) Zanella of Twinsburg, OH, and Joan E. Larson of Portsmouth, VA; grandchildren, Katie Clifford of Las Vegas, NV, Lee Clifford of Chicago, IL, Sandy (Michael) Crocker of Suffolk, VA, and Kathy (Marc) Gillman of Suffolk, VA; 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel of 71 years; his parents, Andrea and Ursola Zanella; and a son-in-law James Larson.

The family would like to thank the staff at Trinity Senior Homes and Agrace HospiceCare for their excellent care and support that they provided for William.

Private family services will be held at a later date.