John had a lifelong passion for music and motorcycles. He loved the blues and taught himself to play the guitar. Similarly, his prized possession was his Triumph Bonneville and enjoyed riding and traveling as much as possible.He cared for that bike like it was his third child. Life's simple pleasures.
John F. Zecco Jr. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 with family gathered at his side. He was born June 4, 1951 in Worcester, a son of Bertha L. (Largesse) Zecco and the late John F. Zecco Sr. Raised and educated in Shrewsbury, he graduated from Shrewsbury High School in 1969. He attended Quinsigamond Community College and served in the United States Air Force Reserves. John worked for the city of Worcester public school department for over 30 years and was retired.
In addition to his wife of 34 years, Barbara M. (Herman) Zecco of Worcester and his mother, Bertha Zecco of Shrewsbury, he leaves his daughters, Jenna E. Turner and her husband, David of Charlotte, North Carolina and Rachel Falcione of Marlborough; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; his siblings, Gina F. LeBlanc and her husband, George, Lawrence V. Zecco, all of Shrewsbury and Steven P. Zecco of Worcester; also survived by many in-laws on the Herman side, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember John's life by gathering for calling hours at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury on Wednesday, February 15th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and again on Thursday morning where his life will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Burial is private.
Memorials in his name may be made Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01609.
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