Robert J. Zelonis, 77, of Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 at the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia.
Born in Shenandoah, Pa on September 15th, 1944, he was the son of the late William and Helen (Klimowicz) Zelonis.
Robert was a graduate of George Washington University. He began his career working for the Navy, then worked for the Pentagon, but spent 40 years working in the federal government for the U.S. Treasury.
Robert enjoyed woodworking and fishing.
Besides his parents, Robert was preceded in death by 1 brother, Joseph Zelonis
He is survived by 2 brothers, William Zelonis with his wife Theresa – Frackville and Edward Zelonis with his wife Rita – Mahanoy City, and 1 sister, Mary Ellen Racis – Shenandoah, along with nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will take place on Tuesday, September 28th from 9 to 11am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Scripture services will be held at 11am at the funeral home and will be conducted by Robert’s nephew, Fr. Christopher Zelonis. Burial will follow in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.
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