Harry R. Zito, 90 of Batavia died February 1, 2011 at the NYS Veteran’s Home in Batavia. Born August 18, 1920 in New York City, NY. Son of the late Salvatore (Concetta Parrinello) Zito. Mr. Zito was retired from Hevron’s where he worked as a bartender. He was a World War II Air Force Veteran, a member of the Glenn S. Loomis American Legion Post #332, the Veness Strollo Post #1602, Ascension Parish, the former St. Nicholas Social Club and St. Anthony’s Holy Name Society. He was preceded in death by his wife Eileen Proulx Zito in 1993, a son Donald Zito, Brothers Manuel, Frank and Anthony Zito and a sister Josephine Paladino.
He is survived by his daughter in law Mary Ann Zito of Maryland, sisters Mary Barone of Batavia, Anna Amato of Italy, brothers John Miller of Rochester and Joseph Zito of Batavia. One sister in law Celia Zito of Batavia, two grandsons David Zito and Darryl Zito both of Maryland, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
Friends are invited to call from 10 to 11:30 AM on Saturday February 5, 2011 at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020. Prayers will be recited at the Funeral Home at 11:30AM on Saturday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 Noon in Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church), 18 Ellicott Street, Batavia. Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
The family suggests memorials be made to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com or call (343-8260). Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.