Henry J. Zagaja

March 26, 1922August 20, 2019

Henry J. Zagaja, age 97, of Somerset passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Sarah Brayton Nursing Home, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Victoria (Tabit) Zagaja.

Born in Fall River, a son of the late John and Aneila (Bonak) Zagaja, he was a life-long resident of the area.

Mr. Zagaja served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and worked as a shipper at Smith Lumber Co. in Fall River for 40 years before retiring.

He survived by many nieces and nephews and was predeceased by ten siblings.

His funeral service will be held Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River. Visitation from 9:00 to 10:00 AM prior to the service. Burial in Notre Dame Cemetery.

Contributions in his honor may be made to Sarah Brayton Nursing Home Recreation Department, 4901 North Main St., Fall River 02720.


  • Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Home Recreation Department


  • Visitation Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, August 26, 2019
  • Burial Monday, August 26, 2019


Henry J. Zagaja

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Jesse & Kelly Roderick

August 31, 2019

Sorry for your loss , you are in our thoughts and prayers.