Robert W. Zarlenga

September 17, 1937 - November 13, 2018

Robert  W.  Zarlenga


Belvidere IL

Robert W. Zarlenga, 81, of Belvidere passed away November 13, 2018, at Swedish American Hospital, Belvidere, IL. He was born September 17, 1937 to Dominick and Elizabeth (Passanante) Zarlenga. He Graduated from Austin High School Chicago in 1955. He married Joanne P. Cusick-Williams on June 21, 1958 at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Oak Park, IL. Robert is survived by his children, Elizabeth (Mark) Campbell, Robert (Emmy) Zarlenga, and Susan Zarlenga; a brother, Ronald Zarlenga; grandchildren, Lauren Garrett and Kristin Feltes; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Bradley, Peyton, and Thomas Garrett; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Joanne; and a sister, Marie.

Robert worked in the telecom industry for years for Automatic Electric, GTE, and Northern Telecom. He finished his working years with the U.S. Postal Service. He loved playing Santa for many years, his casino trips, and never found a bargain he didn’t take advantage of.

Funeral service will be held at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Service Schedule

Monday, November 19, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008


Monday, November 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008


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Me and my family knew Bob and Joanne well, I wasn’t aware of Bob’s passing until I called his home we normally speak once a month and phone number was disconnected them i kinda knew, Family i ‘m so sorry for your loss, He will definitely be missed. May God forever bless the Family.

VIRGINIA BLYTHE 2018-12-15T08:34:42

So sorry for your loss! I lived across the street and Bob and Joanne were the nicest people on the world. We had an out of town death in the family so I was not able to attend his service! Please know that his presence will be greatly missed by the Four Seasons community!

Brenda Kugath 2018-11-20T07:57:32

I know he is with your mom and at peace.
May God bless all of you and may your fond memories of your dad bring you comfort and joy.

Debbie & Mike Duffy 2018-11-19T14:44:05

Sending peaceful strength and lots of love..
Jen, Jarrod, and of course, Bob!

Jennifer James 2018-11-15T12:36:29

Please accept our deepest condolences and love with the passing of your father. May he rest peacefully and eternally with your dearly departed mother.

Debbie Borland 2018-11-15T08:17:37


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