Alfred J. ZeregaNovember 26, 2017
Alfred J. Zerega, of Hudson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Mass General Hospital in Boston, surrounded by his loving family, after a period of declining health.
Al was born in Somerville, Ma, a son of the late Alfred J and Mary R. (Gardner) Zerega. Al married the love of his life, Jean C. (Condon) Zerega, on June 3, 1961. Together they settled in Waltham where they raised their family before retiring to Lake Boon, Hudson, MA, where they have resided for the past 25 years. Al worked for Digital Equipment prior to retiring in 1991.
Throughout the years Al was active with the youth sports in Waltham, where he coached baseball, football and ski teams. Also served on the Waltham Conservation Commission. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping with his family in the white mountains at Dolly Copp campground. He also was an avid hunter, skier and boating enthusiast, served as Past Commodore at both Newton Yacht Club as well as the Volunteer Yacht Club in Lynn. During the winter months Al and his wife enjoyed their time in the Florida Keys.
Al will be missed by his loving wife, Jean and their three children. Alan J. Zerega of Hudson, Cheryl Z. Mitrano and her husband, Mark of Westford, MA, and Glen R. Zerega and his wife Kathryn of Lancaster, MA; six grandchildren, Zachary, Mark, Nicholas, Katelyn, Ashley and Danielle; a brother Ronald Zerega of Waltham and three sisters, Phyllis Kulsa, Joan Budryk, Marianne Carey, along with many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME, 50 Central St., Hudson, MA. A funeral cortege will process to Saint Michael Parish, 21 Manning St. Hudson, MA on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, for a 9:00 am Celebration Mass of Christian Burial followed by a procession to Saint Michael Cemetery for final committal services.