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Eugene J. Zonghi

February 13, 1935 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 85)


Of Natick passed away on December 23, 2020 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Dorothy A. (Lodi) Zonghi. Devoted father of Kevin of Marlborough, Karen Day and her husband Gregory of Millis, Karla Divito of Hopkinton, Karl and his wife Bonnie of Hopedale. 

Brother of Richard Zonghi and his wife Roberta of Chelsea, Nancy Dalesio and her husband Dominic of Milford. Son of the late Zefferino and Catherine (Temprandola) Zonghi. Also survived by 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several cousins. 

Gene was many things; first and foremost: a husband, father, and grandfather. Married to Dorothy for 64 years, Gene and Dotty were attached at the hip, travelling across the world and back again. From graduating Natick High School, to serving in the Army, to his three decades of work in the credit reporting industry, Gene exemplified great success and ambition throughout his entire life. He worked every day to make sure his children and grandchildren would have the opportunity to become everything they aspired to be. Gene loved shopping, dancing, fishing, and his summers in the Cape. Adored and admired by all who knew him, he spent his time with the people he loved the most: his friends and family. A family-man, a story-teller, a leader, and a jack of all trades; Gene will be dearly missed.

Due to Covid -19, private burial was held in St. Mary Cemetery, Needham.  Arrangements by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, NATICK.  For guest book please visit

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mr. Zonghi may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of MA 309 Waverley Oaks Road Waltham, MA 02452.

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