On Easter Sunday morning, resurrection day, Raymond J. Zitko, 90 years young of Lehigh Acres, FL, formerly of New Athens, Ohio, was called home to be with the Lord. He was born in Jewett, Ohio, a son of the late Anthony and Anna Saboley Zitko.
Mr. Zitko was a retired Mine Safety Inspector for Consolidation Coal Company. He was a member and past master of Flushing Lodge 298, F. & A.M. and was a past District Deputy Grand Master.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona Ballog Zitko in 2009 and by a brother, Paul Zitko.
Surviving are his daughter, Marla Zitko of Cape Coral, FL; a brother, Ted Zitko of Cadiz; and a sister, Irene Schiffner of Canton, Ohio.
Friends may call April 13, 2018, from 2-4 and 6-8 at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, Ohio, where Masonic Services will be held, April 14 at 1:45 p.m. followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Pete Tuchek officiating. Burial will follow at Longview Cemetery, New Athens, Ohio, next to his beloved wife, Mona.
The family requests donations to your local hospice in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com