Keith A. Zappo
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Keith A. Zappo
  • March 31, 1953 - July 22, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Keith Allen Zappo 1953-2017



Keith Allen Zappo, 64, of Springfield, IL passed away on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Keith was born March 31st, 1953 in Chester, PA, the son of Nicholas and Jane Zappo.
He married Gail Martin on October 11th, 1975 in Glenolden, PA and together with joy and pride, they raised their family.
Keith worked as a self-employed landscape designer and contractor.
Keith was a PADI trained scuba diver and assistant instructor. He logged hundreds of dives over the last 15 years, traveling to many locations including Palau and most recently Bonaire. He was also an avid Philadelphia Flyers hockey fan. He was a lifelong blood donor, passionate in understanding that blood saves lives.
He was preceded in death by his father and his brother Gary.
He is survived by his wife Gail, daughters Amy (fiancé Kevan), and Caitlin (wife Connie), his mother Jane of Norwood, PA, his brother Scott Zappo (wife Kathy), sister- in-laws Carol (husband Tom) and Judie Zappo, brother-in-laws Michael (wife Stephanie), DJ and Timothy along with numerous nieces and nephews.
His wife would like to recognize and thank Keith's very special extended family at Midwest Diving Specialists in Bloomington, IL for their love and support. Additionally, his wife and family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Memorial Medical Center that cared for Keith and supported his family.
Cremation was accorded by Bisch Funeral Home. A celebration of life was held with his close friends and family. Memorial contributions can be made in Keith's name at the Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network. The website is giftofhope.org/monetary-donation.