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Born: May 3, 1929

Place of Birth: Bronx, New York

Death: April 18, 2012

Place of Death: Wallingford, Connecticut

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Wallingford Funeral Home
Wallingford, CT

Kurt A. Zorn Jr.

May 3, 1929  -  April 18, 2012
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Kurt A. Zorn Jr., 82, of Wallingford, beloved husband of 57 years of Catherine M. Rocco Zorn, passed away suddenly at home, Wednesday, April 18, 2012.

Kurt was born in the Bronx, May 3, 1929, the son of the late Kurt A. Zorn Sr. and Anna Bauerle Zorn. He was raised in the Bronx, moved to Warwick, N.Y. in 1960 and had been a Wallingford resident since 1971. Kurt was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, and was a graduate of Pace University. He retired from the Nationwide Insurance, Wallingford Office after 36 years of service. He was an active volunteer with AARP for their driver safety course and was a member of the Wallingford Senior Center, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Wallingford. He was also on the board of directors for the Wallingford Rod and Gun Club. He was a Constable for the Town of Wallingford, as well as the Fish and Game Warden. Kurt was an avid tennis player, golfer, fisherman, gardener and world wide traveler.

In addition to his wife Catherine, he is survived by his daughter Margaret Zorn of West Hartford; his two sons Christopher Zorn and his wife Tammy of Wallingford and Kurt Zorn III of Berkeley, CA; his two granddaughters Samantha and Elizabeth; his cousin Ann O’Hara and her husband John of Princeton Junction, NJ; his three sisters-in-law Marie Murphy and her husband Vincent of Spring Hill, FL, Ellen Doheny and her husband Edward of Cherry Hill, NJ and Mary Rocco of Lake Ronconcomo, NY; his two brothers-in-law Thomas Rocco and his wife Ellen of New Paltz, NY and Louis Rocco and his wife Pat of Manchester, NJ; many nieces and nephews; and a multitude of friends. He was predeceased by his brother-in-law Frank Rocco.

His family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Friday, April 20, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 21, from The Wallingford Funeral Home at 10 a.m. when the funeral cortege will proceed to Most Holy Trinity Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery in Wallingford.