Michael Joseph Zavatkay, born in New Haven, CT on December 8 1943 passed away on November 4, 2019, at his home. He was son of the late Harold E. and Mary Margaret Sweeney Zavatkay. He was a proud Lance corporal Marine, serving in the Vietnam campaign until an honorable discharge. He received the National Defense Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was a longtime fan of wrestling and fishing.
Michael is predeceased by his beloved wife Linda Weber Zavatkay, his sisters Elizabeth Wypychoski and Ellen Zavatkay, and his nieces Bridget Breunig-Sheahan and Katie Breunig. He is survived by two nephews Harold and Albert Breunig and their families. He also leaves his in-laws, Joseph and Gloria Weber, his beloved furry friend Misou, two special friends Charlene Lewis and Hilary Ford, and many other friends.
A graveside service will be held on March 9, at 2PM, in St. Lawrence Cemetery, with full military honors.
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