Zarek, Joseph L. of West Paterson at rest in Pompton Plains on September 4, 2004. Devoted husband of the former Jeanmarie Layden. Father of Mary Kay Breitenbach and Anthony J. and Joseph A. Zarek and a loving daughter in law, Denise. Grandfather of Michael and Pamela Breitenbach and Kellie, Danny and Nicole Zarek.. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. James R.C. Church, Totowa at 10:30 AM. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Collins Pavilion, Chilton Memorial Hospital, 97 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ 07444 would be appreciated. For more information go to www.festamemorial.com
Joseph L. Zarek age 72 of West Paterson died Saturday. Born in Paterson, NJ he lived in Paterson then Totowa for 32 years before residing in West Paterson for the past 19 years. He was V.P of Marketing for Star Stainless Screw Company, Totowa, NJ for 52 years before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion Post #227, Totowa and the Passaic Valley Elks Lodge #2211, Totowa. Mr. Zarek was an army veteran where he received the National Defense Service Medal.
Survivors include his wife:
Jeanmarie (nee Layden) Zarek
Mary Kay Breitenbach
Anthony J. Zarek
Joseph A. Zarek
Also survived by 5 grandchildren and a daughter-in-law.
Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa is in charge of arrangements.
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