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Milan M. "Frank" Zilinek

Obituary for Milan M. "Frank" Zilinek

June 10, 1930 - May 22, 2017
Lynnfield, Massachusetts | Age 86


Milan M. "Frank" Zilinek, 86, of Lynnfield died on Monday, May 22 at the Atrium Assisted Living in Danvers.

Born in Marianna, Pennsylvania on June 10, 1930 he was the son of the late Ralph and Justina (Gajar) Zilinek. As a young child his family moved to Bronx, New York where he spent his formative years.

Mr. Zilinek was a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School in New York, Class of 1948 and Fordham University, Class of 1952. He served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Mr. Zilinek worked for the Gillette Company for 40 years in sales for various divisions including Braun, Buxton, Safety Razor and Government Markets, his favorite, because he was able to visit military bases around the world. His successful career resulted in several home locations in the United States until they settled in Lynnfield where he remained a resident for over 35 years.

Mr. Zilinek was the husband of the late Mercedes M. (Pacheco) Zilinek. He is survived by his two daughters; Karen A. Zilinek of Lynnfield and Joyce L. Zilinek of Peabody and his brother Victor A. Zilinek of Jupiter, FL. He was the uncle of Darlene Errico of NY, Michele Leventhal of FL, Eric Zilinek of NY, Nicholas Spano of NY, Rosemary Lozano of FL and the late Susan Figueroa of South Carolina. Mr. Zilinek is also survived by numerous relatives from around the world.

His Funeral will be held from the McDonald Funeral Home., 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Friday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in the Our Lady of the Assumption Church, corner of Salem and Grove Sts., Lynnfield at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 5-8pm. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

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Wakefield, MA 01880
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