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William "Billy Z" Zaleta

August 21, 1932 ~ February 28, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

87, of Brentwood, passed away on February 28, 2020. Born in Pittsburgh on August 21, 1932. Beloved son to the late Joseph and Dolores Zaleta. Loving husband to Nancy M. Zaleta who passed in 2012. Caring father to Cynthia (Richard) Geis and William J. Zaleta. Proud grandfather to Stephanie (Joshua) Glasser and Elizabeth Geis. Loving great-grandfather to Gavin Glasser and Makenna Glasser. Brother to Henry, Alfred, Leo and George Zaleta and Ester McAfee. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and extended family members. Preceded in death by one brother Arthur “Chico” Zaleta.

Billy retired from J & L Steel where he was an Electrician for 42 years. He will always be remembered for his love of Boxing and giving back to his community with his mentoring and coaching. He was a Air Force veteran and will be missed dearly.

Friends will be received 12-8 pm on Monday, March 2, 2020 and 12-8 pm on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Cieslak & Tatko Funeral Home and Cremation Services; 2935 Brownsville Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Cieslak & Tatko Funeral Home at 11 am.

 

In Lieu of Flowers please make memorial donations in William’s name to:

ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

600 Waterfront Dr #210, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 2, 2020

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cieslak Tatko Funeral Home
2935 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Visitation
Tuesday
March 3, 2020

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cieslak Tatko Funeral Home
2935 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Cieslak Tatko Funeral Home
2935 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

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