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Peter F. Zari

February 26, 1938 — April 10, 2022

Peter F. Zari passed away peacefully on April 10, 2022 at Market Street Viera (Melbourne, FL) after a brief illness. He was 84. Peter, along with his brother Alfred, founded Zari Brother's Washington Garage located in the West End of New Rochelle.  They also owned and operated Northeast Avanti.

The son of the late Alfred A. Zari and Annette M. (DeRosa) Zari, he was born February 26, 1938 in New Rochelle, NY. He attended St. Joseph Church, attended Iona Preparatory High School, and later served in the U.S. Army.   Peter also founded and owned 5 Slips Yacht Club, Inc. located off of Town Dock Road in New Rochelle.

Peter married his childhood sweetheart (Roseann M. Caravetta) in 1960. Peter was predeceased by his wife (Roseann) and their son, Peter Francis Zari, Jr.  He is survived by his sons and their spouses: Michael and Mary-Lee Zari of Madison, AL and Kevin and Serenella Zari of Merritt Island, FL. He is also survived by his loving granddaughters, Sydney Kate and Amy Elizabeth Zari, and his loving grandsons, Peter Jayden and Nathan Michael Zari. 

Calling hours are Wednesday, April 20th 4-8 PM at Pelham Funeral Home (64 Lincoln Ave, Pelham, NY). The funeral is Thursday, April 21st 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Church (280 Washington Ave, New Rochelle, NY). Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Peter to the Alzheimer's Association (alz.org)

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