Rachele M. Zayas, 76, of Venice, Florida died May 2, 2006. She was born January 2, 1930 in Paterson, New Jersey and moved to Venice in 1988 from North Haledon, New Jersey. Mrs. Zayas was the Executive Secretary for the North Haledon Board of Education in North Haledon, NJ for 12 years, retiring in 1988. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Venice, FL.
Mrs. Zayas is survived by her 2 sons Louis J. Mercuro & Edward P. Mercuro both of Haledon, NJ; step-son Jeffrey Zayas of Caldwell, NJ; brother Nicola Galluzzo of Elizabeth, NJ; 3 step grandchildren.
Funeral service and interment will take place in New Jersey.
Memorial donations may be made to the America Heart Association, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg, FL 33742.
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