LODI, N.J. — James "Jim" Zito, of Lodi, died Tuesday, Sept. 29. He was 81.
Zito was born in Hasbrouck Heights to James and Florence Zito, and was a lifelong resident of Lodi. He retired as a personnel and benefits manager for ITT-Federal Electric Corp. in Paramus after 30 years.
Zito was predeceased by his parents, James and Florence; his wife, Virginia "Jini" (nee Burke); and brother Vincent.
He is survived by his son, James Zito and his wife, Kristina, of Hightstown; his daughters, Patricia Bernardo of Lodi and Susan Kilker and husband Gary of Newport, N.C.; and three grandchildren.
Santangelo Funeral Home in Lodi handled the arrangements.
Interment was at George Washington Memorial Park.