Obituary of Alexander Zolner
Alexander W. Zolner, a resident of Woburn for 50 years, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center, on Monday evening, March 13, 2006. He was 84 years old.
Mr. Zolner was born and raised in Berlin, New Hampshire. He was the son of Russian Immigrants the late William & Julia Zolner. Mr. Zolner was raised and educated in Berlin. He was a veteran of World War II serving his country in the United States Army. After leaving the service he moved to Massachusetts. He and his wife eventually settled in Woburn where they raised their two children. Mr. Zolner was employed as a Shoe Salesman. He and his late wife owned their own Shoe Store in Brookline for a number of years. He then went on to work at Morse Shoes and Grover Cronins in Waltham After his retirement he worked for ten years for his son Lee’s business “Courtney Collections of Andover.”
Mr. Zolner enjoyed following the Boston Sports Teams. He and his wife never missed watching a Red Sox or Patriots game together. Mr. Zolners family was most important to him. He treasured the many special times he spent with his family and was very proud of his three granddaughters Tanya, Nicole and Courtney.
Mr. Zolner is the beloved husband of the late Josephine R. (Harrison). He is the loving father of Lee W. & his wife Margaret of Burlington and Sharon & her husband Charles Boeri of Burlington. He is the grandfather of Tanya Boeri, Nicole Boeri, and Courtney Zolner. He is the brother of the late Alice Chaykowsky, Olga Preble, John, William and Joseph Zolner. Funeral Services will be held at the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (Exit 34 off Rt. 128, Woburn side) on Friday, March 17 at 12 Noon. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Alexander’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen S., Framingham, MA 01701.