Gloucester – Filippo Zappa 85, passed away April 5, 2020 at Beverly Hospital. He was the husband of Francesca Bologna Zappa, born in Terrasini, Sicily, to the late Antonino and Rosa (Scola) Zappa.
He was a fisherman for many years in Viareggio, Italy, then later in Gloucester for the remainder of his life. Filippo enjoyed being a fisherman on the Mother of Grace, Andromeda and Carol Ann, spending time with his family, tending to his garden, and walking the boulevard with his beloved wife Francesca. He was always happy and had a smile on his face that would light up the room. Filippo will forever be missed and will always be in our hearts.
He enjoyed spending his retired years helping out his son Peter at the Causeway Restaurant. He was always that smiling face greeting the customers. We will greatly miss his smile.
We love you dad till we meet again.
Filippo leaves behind his beloved wife, Francesca, and their four children, Rosa and her husband, Gino Mortillaro, Antonino and his wife Marianti, Salvatore and his wife Jackie, and Peter and his wife, Enza. He also leaves behind many beloved grandchildren, Michael Mortillaro and his fiancée Luara DeSilva, Filippo Mortillaro, Alias Mortillaro, Jacob Mortillaro, Francesca McLaughlin and her husband James, Lia Militello and her husband Santo, Rachael Daigle and her husband Matt, Rosa Khoury and her husband, Matt, Filippo Zappa, Antonino Zappa, Lisa Blanco and her husband, David, Dakota Zappa and his partner, Kayla Harris, Matthew Zappa, Filippo Zappa and his partner, Calvin Calhoun, Salvatore Zappa, Zachary Zappa, Leonardo Zappa and his fiance, Devon Harmon, Sonya Zappa, Filippo Zappa, Monique Zappa and Peter Zappa. Filippo was predeceased by a daughter, Rosa Zappa; and his siblings, Pietro, Stephine and Vittoria.
His funeral services will be held privately, Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 61 Middle Street, Gloucester. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
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Graveside Services to be held priavtely. A Funeral Service will be announced at a later date.