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Dolores "Dee" Jean (Heckman) Zanolli

May 1, 1935 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 85)

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Dolores “Dee” Jean Zanolli, of Masury, Ohio, gracefully passed away in her sleep at home January 9, 2021, following an extended illness. She was 85.

Dolores was born May 1, 1935, in East Fredericktown, Pennsylvania, a daughter to Charles and Gladys (Richmond) Heckman, Sr.

She married the man of her dreams, Patrick Zanolli, on September 19, 1955. Together, they started a family, and born to this union were: Stephen, Janice, Scott, John, and Jeff.

In addition to being a homemaker, she worked as a custodian for many years for the Brookfield Local Schools.

In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, and keeping a clean house. However, what she truly loved was spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick; her children; Stephen L. Zanolli, Sr., (Linda), Janice L. Zanolli, both of Masury, Scott A. Zanolli, of Berea, Ohio, John E. Zanolli, of Masury, and Jeff W. Zanolli, of Brookfield, Ohio; her granddaughter; Ashley Zanolli; and her extended family too.

She was preceded in death by her grandson, Stephen Zanolli, Jr.; siblings, Charles Heckman Jr., and Shirley Sherry; and daughter-in-law, Virginia Zanolli

At her request, private services will be observed.

As suggested by her family, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in your area.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at

Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Zanolli was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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379 State Route 7 SE
Brookfield, OH 44403

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