January 11 1926 June 9 2019
Lawrence “Larry”‘s Obituary Lawrence “Larry” Zito, 93, of Stroud Township, passed away on Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, while at home under the care of his family and hospice after a 5-year battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Mary Ellen (Widmer) who died in August and his first wife was Evelyn (Countryman) Zito. His devoted companion of eight years is Lucy States. Born on January 11, 1926 in Roseto, PA, he was the son of the late Michael Zito and Jennie (Sabatine) Zito. He lived in Monroe County since 1947 and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was a World War II U.S. Army Infantry veteran having served in Germany and France at the Battle of the Bulge. Larry worked as a meat cutter at Jack’s Market in East Stroudsburg and then at Towne and Country Market. He loved golf and worked at Mountain Manor and Glenbrook. He also worked, in his younger years, in a local blouse factory and as a cab driver. Surviving are three children, Lawrence Zito of Neola, JoAnne Collins of Stroudsburg and Ricky Zito of Effort. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Floyd Joseph in 1952. He has seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, two step-sons, three step grandchildren; and five step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Frank Zito and three sisters, Mary DeMarcantanio, Grace Woolley and Vera Casciano. At the request of the deceased, no viewing is planned. Burial services with military honors will take place at a later date at Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown, PA. Details to be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial monetary remembrances can be made to: Veteran’s Trust Fund, DMVA Office for Veteran’s Affaits, Building 0-47, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA 17003-5002 or donate on line at donate.dmva.pa.gove. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Lawrence Larry Zito January 11 1926 June 9 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Stroudsburg, state: Pennsylvania