John B. Zunino

John B. Zunino, 92 of Paul, Idaho, formerly of Ely, Nevada died Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Countryside Care and Rehabilitation Center in Rupert, Idaho.
The funeral is pending and will be announced by the Rasmussen Funeral Home of Burley, Idaho.

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  1. John Parodi says:

    I probably remember Johnny Zunino best not just for the early days when I went hunting with he and my Dad (Louie), but later when I made my yearly trek to Ely and took so many of those crazy rides in Johnny’s pickup up and down the many canyons of White Pine County looking for wildlife and wild mushrooms. Most memorable of which was the time he took Diane and I all around the area, finally culminating in a two-track wild ride ithrough Elk Camp and the back side of Lund.

    Johnny was a good guy; my Dad’s best bud and also my godfather. Both were great hunters and trackers and I felt privileged to know him as a teenager and later as an adult. I always looked forward to visiting with him. Now he is part of the ages. Buon Viaggio, Johnny.

  2. Lisa Pescio-Ruzycki says:

    I’m very sorry to hear about Johnny’s passing. God bless him!

  3. Diane (Smith) Bradley Boteilho says:

    Johnny was also my Godfather, I remember hunting for mushrooms with him and going to the creek to cook a whole hog on the Fourth of July. He was my friend and sometimes mentor, Joseph and I went to see him in Reno when he had his accident. When I saw Father Cavilia had passed I remembered that he had taken me to Fathers house when he was just becoming a priest I got to see his vestments, how important it was them I think I was only about ten years old. Johnny and his brother Also hunted and fished with my Dad. Boy they are going to have a lot to catch up on when they get to heaven.
    God Bless you Johnny you were an important part of my life.

  4. John J. O'Leary says:

    John befriended me and my sons when we moved to Ely. He fished with us, and hunted birds with us. Most of what I remember and liked about John besides the story of his youth was the fact that he was a truly gentle, warm, caring man. God Bless.

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