Welcome to the memorial page for

Anna (Sherry) Zarro

July 27, 1920 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 96)

Anna Zarro age 97, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Always generous in spirit and charity to those near to her, she was a fiery red head with movie star beauty. As an interior decorator her style was bold and often flamboyant mirroring her personality. She was a legendary conversationalist who, in a single sentence, could take the listener on a journey through decades, places and cultures adroitly weaving an often fantastic but always entertaining narrative. She was a proud and conscious representative of our “greatest generation”. Born in 1920 Mrs. Zarro had long term residences in Linden, Hillside and finally Elizabeth. She was married to Carl Zarro from 1942 until his passing in 2006. Their long relationship was passionate and even, at times, tempestuous but deeply enduring. During the Second World War she worked in the Linden General Motors plant on the assembly line producing the FM Wildcat fighter plane. After the war she partnered with her husband in a vibrant furniture and interior decorating business in Elizabeth for almost a quarter of a century. She was a former commander of DAV auxiliary chapter 14. She is survived by three daughters; Diana Hendershot of Hilton NY, Linda Zarro of Martha’s Vineyard MA. and Carla Graifer of Garwood NJ. She leaves behind four grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a loving extended family of nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, June 19, 2017, 9:15 am at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am. Interment Rosedale Cemetery, Linden. Visiting Sunday, 4:00-8:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to DAV, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 would be appreciated. 


 Service Information

June 18, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036

Funeral Service
June 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home
2124 East Saint George Ave.
Linden, NJ 07036


Rosedale Memorial Park Cemetery
355 East Linden Avenue
Linden, NJ 07036

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