In Loving Memory
Joseph Michael Zielinski
8/9/1949 ~ 4/15/2017
Joseph Michael Zielinski, age 67, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Kennestone Hospital Marietta GA. A celebration of his life was held Easter Sunday by his immediate family. Joseph was born on August 9, 1949 in Newark NJ to Benjamin and Josephine (Sardo) Zielinski. Joe attended East Side High School; served honorably in the US Army from 1969 to 1971during the Vietnam War; attended Fairleigh Dickenson University. He married Ellen Roberts-Zielinski on December 24, 1987 in Bethlehem PA at Trinity Church. He worked as a Client Service Manager for Computer Aid Inc for 28 years.
Joe was happiest when taking care of his family or others in need. He was always the first to lend a hand and the last to quit at the end of the day no matter what the project.
Joseph is preceded in death by his parents Benjamin and Josephine (Sardo) Zielinski; his brother Benjamin Zielinski, his sister Marion Pimonte and his nephew and godson John Wargo.
Joseph is survived by his spouse Ellen Zielinski, his daughter Kathleen Reyes and her husband Kelly Reyes, his son Kenneth Zielinski and fiancée Elyssa Sun and son Kevin Zielinski and wife Vivian Zielinski, his grandsons Daniel Reyes and Aidan Reyes and granddaughter Evelyn Reyes. His brothers Michael Zielinski and his wife Donna Zielinski; Ronald Zielinski and his wife Kathy Zielinski and brother-in-law Jimmy Pimonte; his sisters Peggy Wargo and her husband Andy Wargo; Josephine Passerella and her husband Johnny Passerella; Jeannie Bacco and her husband Nick Bacco and numerous nieces, nephews, and grand nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to all who have offered prayers and support during this difficult time. They ask in lieu of flowers or other gifts to please donate to the charity they cherish in Joe's memory.