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Lawrence "Gene" E. Zanin - 83

Beecher, Illinois


Lawrence “Gene” E. Zanin. Age 83. Beecher resident, formerly of Dolton. Graduate of St Mary Catholic Grammar School, and St Willibrord High School. Retired Materials Manager for Jernberg in Chicago and Rexnord in Dolton. Gene enjoyed hunting in his free time. Husband for 60 years of Dolores nee McCarthy. Father of Christine (Daniel) Kiepura, Richelle “Chelly” (John) Jarek and Michael (Michelle) Zanin. Grandfather of Zachary (fiancé Kaley Borschel) Kiepura, Nicholas Kiepura, Cameron and Michael Jarek, Anthony and Leah Zanin. Son of the late Ardoina “Ann” nee Lazzari and Giulio Zanin. Brother of Angeline (late Frank) Cerino and the late Carol Ann (Richard) Mickolayck. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Friday July 12, 2024 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Lying in State at Saint Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, IN on Saturday July 13, 2024 from 9:00 am until time of Funeral Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Info 708-481-9230 and

1 Comment

  • Patti Castillo

    6 days, 22 hours ago

    My sincere condolences.  I will remember all the good times we had at Jernberg and our "not a Jernberg" functions.  

    He will be greatly missed.

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