Dante James Zarrella

Born in Brockton, Massachusetts on August 23, 1934

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

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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

  1. 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.

  2. Kay Mayfield O'Shaughnessy :

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

  3. anne and jim bailey :

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

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

  5. Michele LaBar :

    So sorry for your loss.

  6. Carolyn D. Craig :

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

  7. Carolyn D. Craig :

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Joanne Churchill :

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

  11. 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.

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