Donald (Don) A. Zampi, 84, passed away on Thursday, September 21st, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Don was born on January 26th, 1933 in New York. He was the son of Alfred and Mary Zampi, and a Veteran of the United States Air Force. After his military service, he formed his own band and opened a music retail business in Vestal, New York. Don was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church.
Don is survived by his lovely wife of 62 years, Marquita B. Connolly Zampi; children Donna, Michael, Marcia, and Len; grandsons Anthony, Stephen, Tom, Marc, Evan and Aydan; sisters Dorothy Martens, and Beatrice and Norm Bowell; and, surrogate son Jessie Cox.
Don was preceded in death by his parents Alfred and Mary Zampi, and sister Josephine Protani.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations on 5401 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464. A graveside service will be held on Monday, September 25th, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery located on 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, Virginia 23434.
Memorial contributions will be graciously accepted at the Sentara Hospice House located at 3760 Sentara Way, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.
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Thank you, Don, for your service to our country and being a beautiful inspiration to those lives whom you have touchedSend Flowers
I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one. It is comforting to know that he is alive in God’s memory, God will never lose sight of him. (Luke 20:38)
It is also comforting to know of a time when God promises to end death forever. (Rev 21:4)
At that time all those alive in God’s memory will be brought back to life. (John 5:28)
So sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. Sound like he was a wonderful person with an interesting life. I didn’t realize he was involved in music.
I think of you often even though I haven’t been great at keeping in touch.
So sorry to hear of Don`s passing. Sending our condolences to your whole family. from Connie Jason Shelly and myself. All our love Bruce
Condolences and love to you and your family. You are all in our prayers.
We will call for a chat when things settle down.
Arleen and Fred