Terri Lynn Zito, 58, formerly of Newton, NJ, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 20, 2020 at her home in Easton, PA. Born in New York City, NY and raised in Queens, NY, Terri was the eldest daughter of Carolann Yandoli DeFelice of Easton, PA, and the late Jack Zito, Sr. Terri’s beautiful spirit lives on in the memories cherished by her beloved Mother, Step-Mother Penny Zee, her “sister-friend” Donna Zito Kearney and husband Michael Kearney of Easton, PA, her brother Jack Zito and wife Eileen Zito of Crestview, FL, her brother Frank DeFelice and fiance’ Kimberly Kaiser of Easton, PA, her sister, Jessa Valentine of Vero Beach, FL. Terri was also survived by siblings Dawn and Holly DeFelice, both of Queens, NY and John DeFelice of Pittsburgh, PA. Terri adored and loved her nieces and nephews as well as countless others who held her near and dear to their hearts including John Meyler, her boyfriend, with whom she had a long term relationship.
Terri, was a passionate animal-lover and proud cat-mom. She loved music, always danced like no one was watching. She brought love and light into the lives of those who were lucky enough to know her.
Terri will find her final resting place alongside her Father in Calvary Cemetery in Queens, NY. Plans for celebrating Terri’s life and memory will be communicated to family and friends in the future when circumstances allow for a safe and meaningful gathering. In the meantime, donations in her name may be made to the American Lung Association, American Heart Association, or a Local no-kill animal shelter or rescue. Please contact Donna Zito-Kearney for information with regard to honoring Terri’s life at: Ditoz63@gmail.com