Patricia Lena Zatezalo

March 25, 1926 - January 31, 2021

03/25/1926 - 01/31/2021

Patricia “Lena” Zatezalo ,94, passed on Sunday, January 31, 2021, due to complications of COVID-19, at Emerald Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Barnesville, OH.

She was born March 25, 1926 in Bellaire, OH the daughter of the late Maria Morelli DeBlasis and Nicola DeBlasis.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Rudy J. Zatezalo, 5 Brothers: Ray DeBlass, John, Arthur, Elmer, and Alfred DeBlasis, a Sister: Angela Decker, and a Granddaughter: Dawn Paul Rector.

Surviving are her Son: Robert A. (Denise) Zatezalo of St. Clairsville, OH, Daughter: Jacqueline (Mark) Paul of St. Clairsville, OH, Grandsons: Zachary (Nicole Cattran) Alexander, Robert L. Zatezalo and Michael (Bethany) Paul, Granddaughters: Maria (Jay) Swallie and Danielle Hostetler, Great-granddaughters: Emajean Swallie, Delaney Paul and Alexis Swallie along with many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Catholic Church, 415 37th Street, Bellaire, OH 43906.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic all services will be private. Burial will take place at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.

The family of Lena Zatezalo would like to thank everyone at Emerald Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center in Barnesville, OH for the exceptional care, love and kindness they have shown our mother and our family. We would also like to thank Mom’s very special person Tiffany Palmer Abbott for taking such great care of her.

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Gay Elaine Forbes
2 years ago

Jackie, I am so sorry about the passing of your mother. My sincere sympathy to you and the family.

E. Ann Hodges
2 years ago

Jackie , Bobby and families I am so sorry that Mom has gone from us here but I know that She is in a better place and happy. I still miss her each evening and I loved her deeeply. Thank You for sharing her with me.

E. Ann Hodges
2 years ago

I am so sorry that you have left me, Dear Friend, Lena. I know that you are much better off now but I will miss you. Jackie, Bobby and families, You are in my prayers. I loved your LENA also I still miss her down the hall !.

Nicola Ferla
2 years ago

She was a lady in every way with a beautiful smile and saw the best in all of us. Everyone loved Aunt Lena.

Jacci (Freeman) Herrick
2 years ago

Prayers for Peace and happy memories for all of your family…

Grace Hoffman
2 years ago

Jackie and Mark, Bob and Denise and families, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was always so kind and welcoming. Have peace in the knowledge that Lena and Rudy are together once again. Hugs, Grace

Jeff Zatezalo 221 Island Dr.
2 years ago

My dear cousins! For myself and my brother Greg! We would like to send our deepest sympathies and prayers to you both and the DeBlaisis and Zatezalo families! To a lifetime of love and memories from our favorite Auntie Lee! As God has taken her hand and keeps her in his loving embrace! To be reunited with the love of her life once again! May God Bless You and Keep You! ⛪

Ray & Sherry Massa
2 years ago

We shared such great memories with your Mother and Father. Truly wonderful Souls, although you and your families are sad and we pray for all of you, I am sure that Lena’s legacy lives within you and her warmth and kindness will pass down to all of the children and grandchildren.

Stan and Carol Stein
2 years ago

Bob and Jackie. You have our deepest sympathy. Your mother was so friendly with everyone. Remember the good times

Sam and Cathy Sirianni
2 years ago

Jackie,Bob andfamilies Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Many good memories of the old neighborhood