Francis P. Zottarelli, 70, a longtime Beacon resident, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2021. Born on September 22,1950 in Queens, NY to Liliane Brismontier and Paul Zottarelli. He lived his life as a stoic individual.
Having moved from his early life within the five boroughs of New York City to his early adult life in Nassau County on Long Island; He then moved north into the Hudson Valley. He continued to live there but he made sure to travel, for he had a love of the world. His journeys took him from the tropical islands of Hawaii to snow covered peaks, and across Europe along all the way to the Black Sea.
Frank worked for over 15-years for the Metro-North Railroad as a conductor. Working out of Beacon, NY he made sure to always be close to his children. He retired in 2014 and was free to follow his passions.
He was an avid skier and a lover of music. He was a prodigious musician having played guitar and bass in different bands all throughout his life. The only thing that could match his musical talents was his skill on the ski slopes. He went across North America to ski some of the greatest mountains the United States has to offer. Above all of this he treasured his family and friends. He wished to be with them as much as possible.
Frank is survived by his two sons, Dylan P. Zottarelli and Sean G. Zottarelli, and his granddaughter Claire W. Zottarelli; He is also survived by his mother Liliane Zottarelli; his two brothers, Richard Zottarelli and Michele Zottarelli.
His Family & Friends will gather on Wednesday, July 7th from 6-8pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508. A Private Cremation will follow at the discretion of his family.
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