Joseph R. Zielinski of Middletown, N.Y., dies at age 84

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Joseph R. Zielinski of Middletown, N.Y., passed away, Friday, June 14, 2019, at Orange Regional Medical Center of Middletown. He was 84.

Son of the late Bruno Frank and the late Caroline (Plock) Zielinski, he was born June 6, 1935, in Pine Island, N.Y.

He graduated from Goshen High School.

He was employed by Orange and Rockland Utilities, Middletown as a lineman.

Joesph was predeceased by his brother, James Zielinski; sisters, Virginia Weeden and Lillian Heinzelman; son, Michael Bowen; and great-granddaughter Isabella Croce.

He is survived by his wife, Frances M. (Wytrick) Zielinski; brother, Bruno Zielinski and wife, Dorothy; daughters, Deborah Gloster and husband, Bill, Cynthia and husband, George Gloster; sons, Steven Zielinski and wife, Julie, Joseph Zielinski and wife, Lisa, and Todd Zielinski and wife, Dawn; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Cremation will be private.

Send condolences to the family at 11 Deer Court Drive, Middletown, NY 10940

Arrangements are under the care of Donovan Funeral Home.

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