Marino A. Zordan, 87
WEBSTER – Marino A. Zordan, 87, formerly of Myrtle Avenue, died peacefully in his sleep Saturday, December 1, 2012 in Parsons Hill Nursing & Rehab Center, Worcester. His wife of 55 years, Mary A. (Kralik) Zordan, died in 1999.
He leaves 2 daughters, Linda L. Ready and her husband Timothy of Salem and Mary Jane Standrowicz and her husband Peter of North Oxford; 7 grandchildren, Linda Russo, Donald and Daniel Zordan, Jeffery Standrowicz and his wife Jodi, Gwen Carelli and her husband Steven, James Ready and his wife Jennifer, and Christopher Ready; 9 great-grandchildren, Christina, Sean, Michael, David, Luke, Zachary, Amelia, Cora and Maren; a great-greatgranddaughter Hailey; a sister-in-law, Madeline Zordan of Torrington, CT; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his son, Donald M. Zordan, in 1999.
He was born and raised in Torrington, CT the youngest of the 6 children of Candido and Palma (Nardi) Zordan and moved to Webster in 1947. He attended Torrington High School.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as an armed guard on the Liberty Ships SS Theodoric Bland and SS Pawnee Rock. He was a member of the Webster-Dudley American Legion Post #184 and also a life member and past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #654. He was chosen to be the Grand Marshall for the Webster Memorial Day parade in 2007.
Mr. Zordan was a weaver at local woolen mills. He then delivered oil for Cam’s Oil in Webster. He also worked in maintenance for Table Talk Pies in Worcester before retiring in 1989. He was a member of Saint Anthony of Padua Church in Dudley.
The funeral will be held Thursday, December 6, from the Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School Street, with a Mass at 10:00 AM in Saint Anthony of Padua Church, 24 Dudley Hill Road, Dudley. Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. The Webster-Dudley Veterans Council will provide the military honors at the cemetery. Calling hours will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, December 5, in the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to the Webster-Dudley Veterans Council, 4 Veterans Way, Webster, MA 01570.