DR. PAUL ZIZZA

Merced Sun-Star (Saturday) - - News -

Dr. Paul Zizza passed away on Novem­ber 27th, 2018 at the age of 81. He was born in Penn­syl­va­nia. He at­tended Penn­syl­va­nia Mil­i­tary Col­lege, fol­lowed by den­tal school at the Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia. Soon af­ter­wards he took an in­tern­ship with the Air Force in Tur­key and this is where he met Kath­leen, a teacher with the Depart­ment of De­fense. Paul and Kath­leen were mar­ried at the Vat­i­can in Rome, Italy in 1967.

Paul com­pleted or­thodon­tic school at Tem­ple Univer­sity and then he and Kath­leen moved to Merced, Cal­i­for­nia in 1971 where he prac­ticed or­thodon­tics for 35 years. He was al­ways proud to see many “happy smiles” of his for­mer pa­tients!

Paul en­joyed ski­ing, golf­ing, fly fish­ing and trav­el­ing the world with his fam­ily and friends. He loved his gar­den and cook­ing was his pas­sion. He en­joyed spend­ing time with his wife, chil­dren and grand­chil­dren. Paul was also a mem­ber of the Sun­rise Ro­tary Club, the Ital­ian Lodge, and he served as a Grand Knight in the Knights of Colum­bus. He was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Catholic Church in Merced.

Paul is sur­vived by his wife, Kath­leen; his son, Louis John and his two chil­dren An­thony and Sasha; his daugh­ter, In­grid Fel­lows and her hus­band, Ja­son and their two chil­dren, Cole and Chase.

A Catholic Mass will be said in Paul’s mem­ory and in­tern­ment will take place at St. Pe­ter’s Ceme­tery in Fresno.

In lieu of flow­ers please con­sider a do­na­tion in mem­ory of Dr. Paul Zizza to: The Our Lady Of Mercy School Foun­da­tion Post Of­fice Box 3621 Merced, CA 5344

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