Jerry S. Zuvic, 83, of Tafton died Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore.

 


Jerry S. Zuvic, 83, of Tafton died Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore.

Mr. Zuvic was born October 5, 1925 in Bolivia and was the son of the late Jorge and Milka (Simunovich) Zuvic.

Born in Bolivia he lived in Yugoslavia, was educated in Chile for high school and university, he moved to NYC then Tafton, where he had a vacation home since 1973. He most recently spent several years living in Venezuela before returning to Hawley.

Jerry was the former owner of San Matteo's Pizzeria in Tafton, vice president of Today's Adoption Agency in Pennsylvania and was the manager of Matthew Balich Corp, an insulation contractor in New York City. He was an eccentric, fun loving, upbeat father and grandfather who was an avid reader and loved to travel.

He is survived by one son: Jery Rodrigo Zuvic of Miami, FL; two daughters: Denise S. Zuvic of Lakeville, Stephanie Zuvic of Moscow; former wife, Patricia Lagos Zuvic of Lakeville; one brother: Dusan S. Zuvic of CA; four grandsons; Alejandro Zuvic, Kyle A Zuvic, Zachary Zuvic, Vincent F. Piscitelli, Jr. and two granddaughters; Andrea and Vilma: many nieces and nephews spread around the world and extended family in NJ, Venezuela and Chile.

Private graveside services will be held at Pine Grove Cemetery, Paupack at the convenience of the family.

Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel.

Memorials may be made to Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 miller Road, Honesdale, PA 18431.

For further information, directions or to leave a Memorial Remembrance (Candle) visit www.TeetersFuneralChapel.com.

Arrangements made by Teeters Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.