Peter Louis Zenti

June 21, 1931 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 90)


Peter Louis Zenti, peacefully passed into Eternal Life on June 17, 2022 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona.  He was born in Riva di Solto, Italy on June 21, 1931.  He was the oldest of three brothers and three sisters, all preceding him in death. 


He traveled to the United States of America, arriving in New York on January 5, 1960.   He proudly became a US citizen on May 3, 1965.  When talking with family and friends about coming to this country, he always said, “I learned the history of all the presidents from George Washington to LBJ.”  He was a loyal addition to this country.    


The next stop of his journey was in Des Moines, Iowa where he met his wife, Janet, in 1971.   While in Iowa he was employed by Venetian Iron Works where he participated in making and molding the stainless steel which he transported to St. Louis, Missouri for the building of The Gateway Arch which was completed in 1965. 


Then on to Arvada, Colorado, where he was employed by Automatic Laundry Company. While there, he worked in the installation and collection departments.  In 1983 he was transferred to Phoenix, Arizona to be manager of a new branch.  He spent the rest of his office life in that office until retiring in 2008. 


But he didn’t quit working as he loved to work in his back yard landscaping, building stone walls, planting gardens and trees, and everything that goes with a beautiful yard.  He loved that so much, it could be said that this was his hobby. 


He was a devoted family man, spending all of his free time at home with his family.  He loved his family dearly and family was the most important part of his life.  He is survived by his loving wife, Janet, daughter Teresa Zenti, and daughter Stefanie (Dan) Mooney.  He will be greatly missed by all.  He was a man of great faith in God and we know we will be meeting him again one day. 


A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 16 at 11:00 AM at La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church, 6300 E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ  85254.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to be made to La Casa de Cristo Memorial Fund in memory of Peter.


Memorial Service
July 16, 2022

11:00 AM
La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church (E. Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ)
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