ERNEST ZACCHINI, 88, of Bellaire, OH, died Monday, December 22, 2008 in the OVMC, Wheeling.
He was born July 27, 1920 in Bellaire, a son of the late Domenick and Antoinette Orsillo Zacchini.
Ernest was retired from North American Coal Co., was a member of the Church of Christ, Shadyside, Sons of Italy and the IAC, and was a Navy veteran of WWII.
In addition to his parents, Ernest was preceded in death by his twin brother, Hugo in March 2001, and 2 sisters; Mary Zacchini and Levita Iadanza.
Surviving is his wife Marion DePaulis Zacchini, 2 children; Michael Zacchini and his wife Jean of Dumfries, VA, Paula Durden and her husband Brian of Peachtree City, GA, a brother Romulo Zacchini and his wife Nina of Bellaire, 6 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Friday, December 26 from 6-8pm at the Bauknecht Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441-37th St., Bellaire, where services will be held on Saturday at 11:00am with Evg. Jeff Kent officiating.
Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH.
Sons of Italy will conduct services in the funeral home Friday evening.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Christ, Shadyside.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com