Angelo J. Zappala, 66, Musician and Historian

Angelo_ZappalaAngelo J. Zappala, 66, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 15, surrounded by his family at the Oxford Manor Nursing Home. He had suffered from health complications after a stroke.

Zappala was born Jan. 13, 1951, son of Mary E. Zappala and the late Joseph A. Zappala. An avid musician and knowledgeable historian, he also loved spending time at Salisbury beach where he had many fond memories from his youth.

His surviving family members, in addition to his mother Mary Zappala, include his siblings, Elizabeth Pearl, Rosemarie Deveau and husband John, and Joseph Zappala and wife Lisa; nephews and niece Brian and Jason Pearl, Caitlin and Matthew Deveau, and Joseph B. Zappala; Aunt Josie and Uncle Richard Edelmann; and several cousins.

Services will be privately held. He will be laid to rest in his family lot in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill.