In New Haven, November 4, 2011, Richard Alan Zielinski of Branford. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Rita Pace Zielinski of Branford. He is survived by his son David Zielinski and his daughter and son in law Ruth and Brian Myers, all of Raleigh, N.C. He is also survived by his brother and sister in law, Walter and Dolores Zielinski of North Branford. He also leaves many other family members and friends who love him dearly and will miss him deeply.
Richard was born in New Haven on January 20, 1947, a son of Walter L. Zielinski Sr. and Pauline Stemborski Zielinski. He was a graduate of East Haven High school and Sacred Heart University, Class of 1968. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He served as a scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 428. He worked for McCrelis Welding Supply in Stamford, Air Technology and most recently S.L. Cooke of Branford.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-7 P.M. at the W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home 244 North Main St. Branford. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 East Main St. Branford, CT 06405.
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