Born: March 23, 1918
Died: February 28, 2014
Camille John Ziter, 95, of Daytona Beach Florida, formerly of North Adams and Williamstown, Ma. died on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Halifax Health Hospice in Port Orange Florida.
He was born on March 23, 1918 in Fort Kent, Maine a son of Kelil and Amelia (Koury) Ziter. He attended schools in Fort Kent until his family then moved to North Adams. He attended Brayton School and Drury High School.
He was first employed at Wall Streeter Shoe Co. and then for Greyhound Bus Co. in Albany as a driver for 21 years. Camille also worked at the former Green Mountain Race Track in Pownal for 25 years. He owned and operated Pedrin’s Dairy Bar in North Adams for three years. Mr. Ziter enjoyed trip to the Saratoga Race Track.
Camille was a communicant of the former Incarnation Church in North Adams and a member of Knights of Columbus 3rd degree #08086 and communicant at Our Lady of Hope Church in Daytona Beach. He moved to Daytona in 1980. He enjoyed golfing.
He married the former Julia Constance Romanos on June 15, 1937. She died on June 5, 1999.
Survivors include two daughters, Jacqueline Gigliotti and her husband Alan of Jacksonville, FL and Karen Singleton and her husband Richard of Pownal Vermont. One son, Deacon Bruce Ziter and his wife Jean of North Adams and a daughter-in-law Francesca Ziter of Middletown, NY. 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 1 brother Joseph Ziter and his wife Peg of Troy NY and many nieces and nephews.
He was pre-deceased by his son, Donald F. Ziter who died on February 15, 2014, two grandchildren Kimberly Sheehan and Kristen Porch, two sisters Helen Deeb and Minnie Ziter and two brothers Cary Ziter and Norman Ziter
FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral for Camille Ziter will be Friday March 6, 2014 at 9:45 AM from FLYNN&DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4-7 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society local conference at 70 Marshall St. North Adams,MA. 01247 or through the funeral home
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