Janey A. Zerbarini


NAUGATUCK — Janet A. (Morin) Zerbarini, 78, widow of Robert H. “Zeb” Zerbarini Sr., died peacefully June 21, 2023, in the VITAS Inpatient Hospice Care Unit at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Janet was born May 15, 1945 in Burlington, Vt., daughter of the late George and Andree (Laverdure) Morin. Janet lived in Naugatuck most of her life and worked for many years as a nurse’s aide.

Janet is survived by her children, Brenda VanDelft, Steven Greaves, Robert Greaves, Anthony Zerbarini (Dawn), Alfred Zerbarini and Carin Zerbarini; her brother, Jean Morin (Carol); her sister-in- law, Louise Zerbarini; her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who affectionately called her “Gramma”; several nieces and nephews and her faithful K-9 companion, Wizard, whom she called her “Baby Boy.”

In addition to her husband and parents, Janet was predeceased by her brother, Ronald Morin; and son, Robert H. Zerbarini Jr.

Family and friends were to gather on Saturday, July 1, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., with a service beginning at 10:30 a.m., at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Burial was to follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Janet’s memory, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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