Francis “Frank” Zielinski

by | Dec 15, 2022 | Obituaries

VIRGINIA BEACH—Francis William Zielinski, 73, passed away August 16, 2022.

A native of Lowell, Mass., he was a retired from the U.S. Navy and veteran of the Vietnam War, during which time he was awarded the following commendations: National Defense Service Medal (2), Sea Service Deployment Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation with Gallantry Cross, Republic of Vietnam Civil Actional Medal with Palm, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Five (5) Stars, Vietnam Services Medal and Combat Action Ribbon.

Survivors include one brother, Peter Zielinski; his wife, Sherry Zielinski; his son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Lisa W. Zielinski; and a grandson and best buddy, Benjamin Zielinski.

Services were private. Hollomon Brown Funeral Homes.