Nicholas John Zaccaria
May 8, 1934 – June 6, 2021
Nicholas John Zaccaria, 87, passed away in Greensboro, North Carolina, on June 6, 2021. Nicholas, better known as Nick/Nicky to family and friends, fought a long battle against both heart and kidney disease.
Nicky was born on May 8, 1934 in New York, New York the son of Nicholas and Anna Jennie Perreca Zaccaria. After attending Babylon High School, Nicky served in the US Air Force (1952-1956) as a Radio Operator then returned home and began a career as a mail carrier for the United States Post Office from which he retired in 1981 after 15 years. In his spare time, he became quite a bowler and in 1961, earned the honor of attending the National All-Star Bowling Championship. Nicky later moved to Coconut Creek, Florida and worked at the Seminole Bingo and Poker Casino in Hollywood, Florida. He remained in Florida until 2020 when he moved to Greensboro, North Carolina to be closer to family members.
Nick is preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Zaccaria and his stepson Dennis Hunt. He is survived by his son, Nicholas Zaccaria (Colette) of Sparta, NJ, his daughter Rosemarie Mason (Charlie ) of West Islip, NY, stepdaughter-in-law Margaret Hunt of Centereach, NY, stepson Dwayne Hunt (Sandy) of Greensboro, NC, sister-in-law Peggy Eggeling (Arthur) of Fort Myers, FL, six grandchildren, one great-grandson, and many other extended family members.
Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home in Greensboro, NC, is assisting the family with arrangements. A private ceremony for the family will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com.