US Coast Guard

Joseph J. Ziaj

April 1, 1937 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 84)


Joseph J Ziaj

Loving husband of Corinne for 58 years.

Devoted father to Joseph ( Gloria) & Lisa (Charles). Cherished grandfather to Madelyn, Elijah & Erin. 

Dear brother of Ann (Jerry) & Barbara (The Late James). Dear Brother -in -law of Robert (Mary) Norma ( Terry) Linda ( James). Fond uncle to many nieces and nephews, friend to many.

Joe spent many years of his professional life developing software and computer tech. He was a Quartermaster in the U.S Coast Guard, and a devoted servant to the Catholic Church. Loved to play racquet ball and swim laps at the fitness center. Enjoyed gardening, traveling, skiing, bike riding and the Chicago Cubs.

Joe loved and cherished his family.

You always showed your gentleness and your caring of others.

You showed your strength by willing to learn new things, and telling old stories.

We will miss your hugs, your laugh, your smile and jokes.

We will always love you.


A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.


In Lieu of flowers please donate to:

The Wounded Warrior Project

Holy Virgin Martyrs Church ( 4157 Atlantic Ave, Schiller Park IL 60176)

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