John M. Zizak, Jr.

September 20, 1952 ~ September 22, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

John Zizak, Jr. Obituary

John Zizak, 71, of Little Falls died on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, Mr. Zizak was a lifelong resident of Little Falls, graduating from Passaic Valley Regional High School. As a talented individual, Mr. Zizak was a drummer in a band when he met his wife of 48 years, Rita (nee Marion). As a child, John was an actor with appearances in the following television series: East Side, West Side (1964), The Sid Caesar Show (1964); The Nurses (1965) Eternal Light (1966), Naked City (1963), The Patty Duke Show (1966), Naked City 1963) and stage appearances: Hunting the Jingo Bird (1966), Oliver! (1966), Six Characters in Search of an Author (1966) and a film appearance in The World of Ray Bradbury (1966) as Peter.

He was a member of the SAG-AFTRA and  Pipefitters Union #274 of Parsippany.

John was predeceased by his parents, John M. Zizak, Sr. and Louise (nee Benzeroski) Zizak.

In addition to his wife of 48 years, Rita; John is survived by his sister, Marylou Stellmach and her husband, Thomas of Venice, FL; his niece and nephew, Kelly Castillo and Brian Stellmach and his two cousins, Eileen and Michael Kearney.

Visitation will be held at Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Little Falls on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023 from 11:00 am- 12 Noon followed by a Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Mount Rest Cemetery in Butler. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Save the Animals Rescue Team (START), PO Box 1098, Little Falls, NJ 07424.

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September 27, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bizub-Parker Funeral Home
47 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424

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September 27, 2023

12:00 PM
Bizub-Parker Funeral Home
47 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 07424


Save the Animals Rescue Team
PO Box 1098, Little Falls AL 07424


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