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Rosemary Jane (Bannon) Zavarella

May 29, 1944 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Rosemary Zavarella Obituary

Rosemary Zavarella (nee Bannon), age 79 of California, originally of West Haven and Woodbridge, passed away on Feb 11, 2024. She was the loving wife of the late Edward F. Zavarella Sr..  Rosemary was born on May 29, 1944, the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Marie Stevens Bannon.

She is survived by her three children, Edward F Zavarella Jr. of Montana, David J Zavarella, of West Haven, and Michelle A Zavarella (Craig Lowe) of California, and her siblings, Suzanne Boyce (Bill Boyce) of South Carolina, Marymargaret Sczcesiul, of Enfield, Sheila Holt (Michael Holt) of Florida, Patricia Gallichio (Gerald Gallichio) of Florida, and Peter Bannon (Judy Bannon) of North Branford. Rosemary was predeceased by her brother Joseph Bannon and her sister Joanne Johnson. She is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. She was enthusiastically devoted to her large family and enjoyed every moment and milestone with them. Prior to her retirement in 2016, Rosemary worked for the Knights of Columbus Insurance, where she had worked in membership records.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 11th, from 11am – 1pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green.  A funeral service will commence at the funeral home at 12:30pm.  Interment will be private.  Rosemary was an artist at heart and loved bright colors. If you attend, please consider honoring her by wearing fun colors.  Donations can be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association at



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May 11, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
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Funeral Service
May 11, 2024

12:30 PM
West Haven Funeral Home
662 Savin Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
Guaranteed delivery before the Funeral Service begins


Alzheimer's Association of Connecticut
200 Executive Blvd. Suite 4B, Southington CT 06489


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