ZORETIC, Thomas “Tom” Joseph Jr., of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at home. He was born March 14, 1935 in Braddock, Pennsylvania and came to this area 41 years ago from St. Petersburg, Florida. He served in the United States Army and was a painter by trade. He was a faithful servant to the Lord and a parishioner of St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church where he dedicated much of his time to the church’s maintenance and renovation projects, served as an usher and was a Third Degree Knights of Columbus member. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Karen Zoretic and son, Thomas “Todd” Zoretic. He is survived by his loving wife, Karen; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Allen & Lauren Zoretic and David & Jeannette Zoretic; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon & James Peters; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Zoretic; brother, Robert & Sue Zoretic; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6:00pm-8:00pm, Friday, March 8, 2019 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel, where the Rosary will begin at 7:00pm. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30am, Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church, with Reverend Paul Pecchie officiating. Burial will follow at Brooksville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church. ARRANGEMENTS BY MERRITT FUNERAL HOME BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA (352)796-6699 “Family Owned & Operated” www.merrittfuneral.com Donations may be made to: St. Anthony the Abbot Catholic Church 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville FL 34601 Tel: 1-352-796-2096 Web: stanthonytheabbot.org
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Thomas Tom Joseph Zoretic Jr March 14 1935 February 27 2019 (age 83).
Death notice for the town of: -, state: Florida