John Zanzi

John "Jack" Zanzi


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Obituary of John Zanzi

Lifelong Healdsburg resident, John Carlo (Jack) Zanzi passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the age of 88 peacefully with his family by his side

Jack was born and raised in Healdsburg, living most of his life in Sonoma County. Jack graduated from Healdsburg High School, joined the Navy following graduation and upon his return attended barber college in San Francisco. He was the local barber alongside his partner and friend, Duane Herman for 25 years at the Z & H Barber Shop. He then pursued a long successful career in real estate specializing in vineyards and ranches until his retirement. Jack’s great loves were his family, friends, and his community, donating his time to local clubs and charities. Jack was, in his way a historian of Healdsburg and the Geyserville area spinning yarns of those areas and all its residents. Jack loved life and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents Mario and Freida Zanzi and is survived by his wife Doreene White Wattles Zanzi, son Mike (Sylvia) Zanzi, daughter Tina (Mike) Zanzi-Percey, son Ted Wattles (Vicky), daughter Jill Wattles, grandchildren: Josh Jemelka, Belinda Uribe, Morgan Moore, Nicolas Percey, Melissa Wattles, Dominic Wattles, Mary Percey-Leary, Jennifer Percey and great grandchildren Brooke and Bella Wattles, Mikela and Mason Leary, Leonardo and Julia Fiorucci.

Memorial Mall will be celebrated at St. John’s Catholic Church in Healdsburg at 3:00pm, Friday, April 29, 2016. Interment was at Oakmound Cemetery. Donations are welcome to the Healdsburg Museum. Arrangements by Fred Young F. H. Healdsburg.