Obituary of Marie Lucille Zeoli
Marie Lucille “Mary Lou” Zeoli, 88, a longtime resident of Peekskill, New York passed away peacefully on July 25, 2021, at Wingate Nursing Home in Highland, NY.
Mary Lou was born in Peekskill on July 26, 1932, attended Assumption School, and graduated from Peekskill High School as a proud member of the Class of 1951. After high school, she worked as a clothes designer in Manhattan and was a very skilled seamstress. Mary Lou married George Joseph Zeoli on October 16, 1955; they were happily married 43 years before George’s passing on May 1, 1998.
Mary Lou raised her three sons and then went on to work as a Dental Technician at Leo Zacks Dental Lab for many years. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, sewing, reading, and traveling. Mary Lou founded a local Peekskill chapter of the Red Hats Society, founded the Peekskill Senior Quilting Club that provides quilts for Wounded Warriors, and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Elks Lodge 744 and the Peekskill TOPS Club.
Mary Lou is survived by her three sons, Thomas Zeoli and his wife Joann of Poughkeepsie, NY; Raymond Zeoli and his wife Kathy of Seal Beach, CA; and Gregory Zeoli and his wife Joanne of Mesa, AZ. Mary Lou also had four grandchildren, Michael, Bryan, Alysha, Jeffrey, and three great-grandchildren, Mera, Freya, and Brayden.
Mary Lou is preceded in death by her husband George Zeoli, her parents, John and Emily (Beeden) Cole, and her brother John Cole.
Visitation will be held at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Visitation will be held at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home on Friday, July 30, 2021, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Chapel service will be held at Joseph F. Nardone Funeral Home on Friday, July 30, 2021, from 11:00 am to 11:45 am
Interment to follow at Assumption Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, 374 Violet Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
The family of Mary Lou Zeoli wishes to thank her family and friends who loved her and brought happiness to her life.
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