Anthony “Z Man” J. Zimbardi, 96, of Boardman, passed away Saturday morning September 4, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Tony was born April 8, 1925, in Youngstown, the son of Andrea and Maria Ravotti Zimbardi, and he was a lifelong area resident.
Tony attended South High School. He was a self-taught machinist and diemaker at multiple steel mills in the valley until retirement from Syro Steel.
Tony was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church. He was an avid bowler at Boardman and Camelot lanes on numerous teams.
Tony enjoyed dancing at Idora ParK ballroom and Elm’s ballroom, he, and his wife where members of Starlighters dance club.
Tony loved garage sales and was a member of his local D.A.R.E. club.
Tony will be greatly missed by his daughter Diann M. Zimbardi of Boardman, four sons Anthony P. (Maria) Zimbardi of Liberty, Michael A. (Alyson) Zimbardi of Columbiana, Jon F. Zimbardi of North Lima, Andrew F. (Audrey) Zimbardi of Berlin Center. He also leaves 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Tony was preceded in death by his loving wife Dolores Mae Boyle of 61 years, they married July 19, 1952, sadly she passed September 4, 2013, infant son James J. and sister Ursuline Barb.
Tony will always be remembered for the way he enjoyed making people laugh.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday September 9, 2021, at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman.
Prayers will be 9:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home on Friday September 10, 2021, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Church 77 E. Lucius Ave. Youngstown, celebrated by Rev. Carlos Quijano.
Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio.
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