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Janet Ann Zolla

July 6, 1952 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 69)

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Janet Ann Zolla, 69 

Boardman - Janet Ann Zolla, 69, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family.  

Janet was born July 6, 1952 in New Castle, PA, a daughter of Randall Shay and Sally (Campbell) Shay.

She graduated from Boardman High School in 1970 and was a lifelong area resident.

Janet worked for Dollar Tree for over 14 years.    

A devoted, wife, mother, grandmother, and sister,  Janet enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her father, Randall Shay of Boardman; her husband of 51 years, Douglas P. Zolla, whom she married on August 28, 1970; two sons, Douglas P. (Catherine) Zolla Jr. of Sarasota, FL, and Steven R. (Sara) Zolla of Spring Hill, TN; four grandchildren, Dana Zolla, Paul Zolla, Kate Zolla, and Leah Zolla; and a sister, Karen Piper of Boardman.  

Janet was preceded in death by her mother, Sally.  

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. at the Davis-Becker Funeral Home, 8536 Market Street in Boardman.  There will be a memorial service to follow at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor James Berkebile officiating. 

The Zolla family prefers that memorial tributes take the form of  donations in Janet's name to New Lease on Life, 2773 E. Midlothian Blvd. Struthers, Ohio  44471.   

Condolences may be sent to Janet's family at www.beckerobits.com.

To send flowers to Janet's family, please visit our floral store.


November 23, 2021

5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman
8536 Market Street
Boardman, OH 44512

Memorial Service
November 23, 2021

6:00 PM
Davis-Becker Funeral Home Boardman
8536 Market Street
Boardman, OH 44512


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