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Obituary for Robert A. Zitto

February 6, 2017
Egg Harbor Twp., New Jersey

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Robert A. Zitto, 57 of Egg Harbor Twp., NJ died suddenly on Monday Feb. 6, 2017.
Born in Piscataway, NJ, Mr. Zitto graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 
Hyde Park, NY. Within one year of graduation, he was named Vice-President of Food 
and Beverage of Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City for Steve Wynn before moving 
to Las Vegas, Nevada as Vice President of Food and Beverage with the Golden Nugget 
Casino.
In 1992 he was appointed Vice President of Food and Beverage to build and open 
Foxwood Casino in Ct.
He then moved back to Las Vegas to open the Paris hotel and Casino as the Vice- 
President of Food and Beverage.
He moved to Atlantic City to become the Vice President of Food and Beverage for 
Resorts Casino with Dennis Gomes.
Robert loved the outdoors, fishing, reading, and traveling with his family. His greatest 
love was all aspects of food, its preparation, presentation and the taste it.
He is survived by his wife Maria and triplets Danielle, Ashley and Nicholas at home. His 
parents, Hobart and Teresa Zitto of Macungie, Pa. His Uncle Robert Zitto of Allentown, 
Pa. and his Sister Bonnie (Gene) Rubino of Macungie, Pa., Predeceased brother Billy 
Zitto. Father in law and Mother in law Antonio and Pina Avallone of New Haven, CT 
Brother in Law Angelo A vallone and Sister in Law Michele and Brother in Law Michael 
Holden and Sister in Law Michelle of CT and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be said Monday 11 A.M. at St. Katharine Drexel Church 
6075 West Jersey Avenue Egg Harbor Township. Interment Private. Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 P.M. at Jeffries and Keates Funeral Home, 228 Infield Avenue, Northfield, N J. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Zitto's Children's Trust Fund in care of the funeral home or Mass Cards would be appreciated. To share your fondest memory of Robert please visit www.jeffriesandkeates.com.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Zitto's Children's Trust Fund in care of the funeral home or Mass Cards would be appreciated.
  • Zitto's Children's Trust Fund
    NJ

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Jeffries & Keates Funeral Home

228 Infield Avenue
Northfield, NJ 08225
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