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Joseph A. Zolla

November 5, 1934 October 26, 2019
Joseph A. Zolla
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Obituary for Joseph A. Zolla

Joseph Zolla, age 84 of Plainfield, formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully, Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Hines VA Medical Center. He was born November 5, 1934 in Chicago, to his loving late parents, Walter and Gabriela Zolla.

Cherished husband of Carol Zolla, nee Olson, wedded on May 14, 1960.

Beloved father of Mark Zolla of Plainfield, Michael (Jacquelin) Zolla of Lemont, IL and Tony (Amy) Zolla of Plainfield, IL.

Adored grandpa of Zachary, Kyle and Olivia.

Dearest brother of Walter (Jan) Zolla of Montgomery, TX, the late Dolores Sokolowski and the late Phyllis Sullivan.

Joe is a proud US Marine Veteran serving during the Korean War while in Japan. He started his career with Mary Ann Bakery following his service. He opened his first tavern, Joe’s Place on Walcott and his second bar Escape Hatch on 79th and Pulaski. Prior to retirement he enjoyed singing, traveling, and his family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hines VA General Purpose Account Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Voluntary Service (135) 5000 South 5th Ave., Hines, IL 60141 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation: Wednesday, October 30th 4:00-7:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL 60544. (Corners of Rt. 30 & Rt. 59). Funeral service to follow 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Interment is private.

For more information, please call 815-436-9221 or www.overman-jones.com


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Visitation

Wednesday

30

Oct

4:00 PM 10/30/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

30

Oct

7:00 PM 10/30/2019 7:00:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

20953 W Hoff Rd Elwood 60421 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Edward Hines Jr., VA General Purpose Account

5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, Illinois 60141
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