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John F. Zill

February 25, 1947 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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John Zill Obituary

On January 25th, 2024, John Floyd Zill of Erie, PA, peacefully passed away at the age of 76 surrounded by family. 

John is preceded in death by his beloved wife Sharon and sister Shirley.  He is survived by his siblings, sister Patricia, brother Robert and sister Carol; children, John Floyd Zill Jr. (Erika) of Albion, PA, Eleanor (Christopher) Salchak of Erie, PA, Sarah (Kiernan) Kaiser of Groton, NY and Ann Zill of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Irigh, Ozzie, John Logan, Justin, Isabel, Wren, Tula, Sully, Keely, George, Lila; his loving partner, Carol Ryan of Tucson, AZ. 

John served in the United States Air Force until 1971. He had a long career as a commercial truck driver, retiring from GetGo.  He will be best remembered for his love of the outdoors, including, fishing, hunting and camping.  In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing and woodworking.  He also enjoyed singing karaoke in the company of friends.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff of the Erie VA Medical Center Hospice Unit.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 3rd, from 1-4 at the American Legion at 4109 West 12th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16505.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Davis - Garr Cremation and Funeral Services, Inc. 459 East 12th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16503. 

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Celebration of Life
February 3, 2024

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
American Legion
4109 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505


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