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Michael Frank Zarzecki, Jr.

Michael Frank Zarzecki, Jr., of Hughestown unexpectedly died at the age of 43 on Friday, June 4, 2021, while at home. He was born January 7, 1978 and was the son of Carol Renfer Zarzecki and the late Michael Zarzecki, Sr.

Michael was a 1996 graduate of Seton Catholic High School and a graduate of King’s College. He worked at many locations ranging from being a security guard at JCPenney to working at TMG Healthcare. He was a member of MENSA with many more impressive accolades.

In addition to his father, Michael is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Walter and Josephine Renfer and paternal grandparents, Edward and Valeria Zarzecki, and aunts and uncles.

In addition to his mother Carol, Michael is survived by sisters, Deanna Zarzecki and Nicole Zarzecki Casey and her husband Martin Casey; nephew, Michael Casey, nieces, Brooke Casey and Brianna Casey; his partner of 10 years, Deana Tommaselli; and many cousins.

Michael was a loving brother, uncle and friend and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. This quote explains it all: “Words can’t wipe away your tears. Hugs won’t ease your pain. But hold on to your memories. Forever they’ll remain” (Unknown author).

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to

Arrangements will be privately held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.

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I am so very sorry to hear of your son’ , brother and partners passing. If your need anything

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We are so deeply saddened by the death of our sweet cousin Michael. He was such a kind and good hearted person. He will be deeply missed by everyone. He is at peace now and his suffering is over. He’s home with God. God bless all of you and know that you are all in our prayers.

Ralph and Joan Melucci



What a great loss. Mike Jr. was a fellow scout, baseball teammate, and classmate of my brother from first through 12th grade. They were very good friends and I had the pleasure of interacting with Mike Jr. many times over the years. Interestingly both my dad and Mike Sr. went to high school together in Wyoming and were friends and their sons were the same way years later.

Mike came from a wonderful family. My heart goes out to his mom Carol, and to his sisters Nikki and Deanna. Just great people in every sense of the word.

Mike came to many birthday parties and sleep overs at my folks' home and you could not have asked for a more…

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