Alice Zis

Funeral Mass

12:30 pm
Saturday, January 23, 2021
St. Stephen the First Martyr Church
75 Sanfordville Road
Warwick, New York, United States

Obituary of Alice Jane Zis

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Alice Jane Zis of Florida, NY, entered into rest on Thursday, January 21, 2021.  She was 92.


The daughter of the late James J. McSherry & Laurette Duffy McSherry, she was born November 6, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY.


Survivors include her sons, Nicholas P. Zis & wife Cheryl; Christopher Zis and Thomas Zis & wife AnnMarie; grandchildren, Kimberly Cretaro & husband Jordan, Andrew Zis & wife Brittany; Rebecca Zis & fiancé Brett Jackson; great grandchildren, Jacob & James Cretaro; Russell Zis; sister, Ann McSherry; brother-in-law, Robert Zis; along with several nieces and nephews.


Mom had an alter ego, for 64 they were always known as Alice and Nick until he left us in 2018, they were inseparable except for Dad’s Saturday grocery journeys across Orange County in search of the cheapest prices. We will mourn her lose but rejoice that once again it’s Alice and Nick.


The family would like to thank Dr. Sharfenberger and staff for their compassionate care, the wonderful Denice Jones who cared for Mom when dad passed. Sue and John Ferrogari, Diana and John Lupinski who where always there at a moment’s notice, Joe Raniere who would stop by to chat. The family would have been lost without the care provided by two wonderful sisters Kathy Torro and Donna Dolan, you made her last year so much more enjoyable, she loved you both.  Daughter-in-law Cheryl the daughter she never had, you will never know how much she loved you and finally her son Chris who cared for Mom and Dad day in and day out.


She was predeceased by her husband Nicholas Zis and brother James McSherry.  


Funeral mass will be held 12:30PM Saturday, January 23rd at St. Stephen the First Martyr, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, NY 10990.


Cremation will be held privately and burial will take place at the convenience of the family at a later date.


Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to your local humane society.

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