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William J. Ziese, Jr.

April 29, 1947 ~ August 31, 2022 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Torrington- William J. Ziese, Jr., 75, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington. He was the beloved husband of Marie (Vicari) Ziese.

        Mr. Ziese was born in Brooklyn, NY, on April 29, 1947, son of the late William J. Ziese, Sr., and Rosalie (Ettari) Ziese. He was a retired chemist working in the Nutraceuticals industry. He loved growing his own “Beyond” organic garlic. He also volunteered his time to help with numerous ALS support groups, including creating his own group, “Pills for pALS”.  Additionally, he contributed to scientific journals to assist with ALS research.

        Survivors, in addition to his wife, Marie, include two sons, William J. Ziese, III, and his wife, Erin, of Windsor, and Jonathan A. Ziese of Middletown.

        Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 12:30p.m. at Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home, 258 Prospect St., Torrington. Friends may call Saturday morning from 10:30a.m. until the time of services.

        Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, Connecticut Chapter, (https://secure2.convio.net/alsa/site/SPageServer/?pagename=CT_homepage) 4 Oxford Rd., Suite E4, Milford, CT 06460 or to the Sullivan Senior Center, 88 E. Albert St., Torrington, CT 06790

 

 

 

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Services

Calling Hours
Saturday
October 8, 2022

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home
258 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790

Memorial Service
Saturday
October 8, 2022

12:30 PM
Gleeson-Ryan Funeral Home
258 Prospect Street
Torrington, CT 06790

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