Vincent Angelo Zerante, 70, of Evergreen Park, died Nov. 14.

Funeral services were held Nov. 18 from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home to Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church. Private interment followed.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Catherine; his daughter, Elizabeth (Bettina); his siblings, Marianne (Robert) Smith and Patricia (James) Hughes; his sister-in-law, Karen; his nieces and nephews, Ben (Matt Esler) Zerante, Andrew (Renee) Zerante, Emily (Kevin) Reznek, Nora Zerante, Paula (Matt) Denton and Patrick Smith; his great-niece, Isabella Resnek; and many family and friends.

Zerante graduated from St. Agnes Elementary School and Marian Catholic High School. After graduating, he furthered his education by obtaining a master’s degree in biology and math through Loras College.

He ultimately dedicated 45 years of his life to teaching science at Marian Catholic.

Zerante spent much time as an active member of Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Zerante’s memory may be made to the Marian Catholic High School Sr. Simeon Fund, 700 Ashland Ave., Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or online at