James Zarrello

James C. Zarrello

Monday July 31, 1939 - Monday July 20, 2020
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Zarrello, James C., 80, of Absecon, passed away July 20, 2020. Born in Newark, NJ, he lived in Galloway before moving to Absecon 17 years ago. He worked as a union official with the United Auto Workers at GM in Clark for many years. He later became a dealer and worked at many of the casinos in the area, lastly with Caesar’s. Jim was a music lover and enjoyed playing his guitar and singing. In his free time he also loved crabbing and enjoyed watching baseball, especially the New York Yankees. He was an animal lover and loved his dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanne M. (nee Alfano) Zarrello; his children, Melissa Seidman (Zach), Ava Horst (Dan) and Jimmy Zarrello; his sister, Carol Fragola; his 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11AM on Monday, July 27, 2020 at Holy Cross Cemetery Mays Landing. Please note, if you plan to attend the service, masks are required to be worn. Memorial contributions in his name are appreciated to the Atlantic County Humane Society, 1401 Absecon Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Services are handled through Parsels Funeral Home, Absecon. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Service

    Monday July 27, 2020 | 11:00am
    Monday July 27, 2020 11:00am
    Holy Cross Cemetery
    5061 Harding Highway
    Mays Landing 08330
    Masks are required to be worn in the cemetery. Please prepare accordingly.
    Father Cosme de la Pena
  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    5061 Harding Highway
    MAYS LANDING, NJ 08330
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Masks are required to be worn in the cemetery. Please prepare accordingly.


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Posted at 01:30pm
Thinking of you and your family. We love you Melissa!
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Anita Neil

Posted at 11:16am
My sincere and deepest condolences to the family of Jim Zarrello. I'm thankful for the opportunity to have known Jimmy Z this last year.
May the scripture found in Revelation 21: 3-4 provide comfort to all at this time, and the peace of the LORD be with you Jim forever.

Anita L. Neil

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