Born in Brockton, Massachusetts on August 23rd, 1934

Departed on January 25th, 2018 and resided in Lakewood, Colorado

  • Interment: Ft. Logan National Cemetery
    Friday February 16th, 2018 12:00 pm through 12:30 pm

Dante James Zarrella passed away in his home on January 25, 2018 at the age of 83.

Born on August 23, 1934 in Brockton, Massachusetts. to Carmine and Carolina (Poliseno) Zarrella. Preceded in death by his sisters Annette Piscatelli & Vera “Etta” Nelson and his former wife, Jo-Anne (Syrjala) Brodeur. Survived by his children, Carolyn Butler (David), Anthony Zarrella (Denise), Kathy-Ann Mayfield (John) and Joseph Zarrella. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Sarah Alcequiez, David Butler, Leah Mencer, Jacob Butler, Joshua Zarrella, Laura Butler, Dominic Zarrella, Jordan Zarrella, Anthony Zarrella and Gianna Zarrella. Several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

After his time served in the United States Navy, Dante made his career as a Pressman at Halliday-Lithograph from where he retired in 1993. He loved family get togethers, visiting with friends, fishing, boats, photography, baseball, playing cards, making tables and puttering. He touched many hearts and will be missed by many.

There will be a memorial service in his honor on February 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Fort Logan National Cemetery.




Guestbook Entries

Kate Mayfield Berberick

My deepest sympathies, Zarrella family. It was a delight to meet him and I wish I had the chance to know him better. Love to you all.

February 3rd, 2018 at 6:16pm
Kay Mayfield O'Shaughnessy

Dante will be missed by all who had the blessing of knowing him!

February 3rd, 2018 at 6:43pm
anne and jim bailey

We all loved “Dundo”. He was a great father,grandfather and friend. Rest in peace my friend’

February 3rd, 2018 at 7:34pm
Anne antus

My deepest condolences to you all..prayers go out to you..I know what you are,going to you all

February 4th, 2018 at 8:54am
Michele LaBar

So sorry for your loss.

February 4th, 2018 at 3:59pm
Carolyn D. Craig

My HEART and THOUGHTS And prayers are with you ALWAYS. Your family be comforted. ????????????

February 5th, 2018 at 5:29am
Carolyn D. Craig

My HEART and THOUGHTS And PRAYERS are with you ALWAYS. Your family be comforted. ????????????

February 5th, 2018 at 5:30am
Bridget Juracek

My deepest sympathies – May the many wonderful memories of your times together live on in your heart and bring you peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

February 6th, 2018 at 5:00pm
Paul and Ellen Lenaghan

Carolyn and Family:

So very sorry for your loss. We just learned and hope you are doing well. We are sending love and prayers your way. God bless.

February 6th, 2018 at 5:21pm
Joanne Churchill

Carolyn, my deepest sympathy for you and your beautiful family. Praying god will give you blessings measured beyond measure

February 7th, 2018 at 11:48am
Kerri Neville

I am so sorry. I always enjoyed sitting by Dante during the boys’ little league baseball games. I even had the pleasure of walking around Kendrick Lake with him one afternoon. He was a sweet man.

February 15th, 2018 at 8:35am

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