Leo Marcel Zabinsky
June 3, 1926 – January 16, 2021
Zabinsky, Leo age 94, passed away at home in his sleep on Saturday, January 16, 2021. He was born in Dexter at home on June 3rd, 1926 to John & Bessie Zabinsky, one of seven children. He is survived by his brother Joseph (Mary) Zabinsky, several nieces and nephews, and their families, along with several friends. Leo served during WWII in the Navy as a Machinist Mate onboard the USS Cabot. After his service he moved to CA where he met and married his wife Betty, who passed in 1994. They had two daughters that have both passed away, Carol Ann in 2018 and Nancy Jean in 2006. Leo worked in CA until he and his family moved back to his Dexter childhood home in 1966 where he planted his first blueberry bushes to open Zabinsky’s Blueberry Farm, while also working as a tool & die maker at Rockwell Int’l. in Chelsea. After he retired in 1985 he devoted himself to his blueberry farm until 2012 when he sold the farm. A Celebration of Life will take place in the spring.