Edward O. Zielke

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Edward O. Zielke

Edward O. Zielke, age 74, of Livingston, New Jersey, died suddenly on Friday, September 4, 2020.

A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Philomena’s Church, 386 South LivingstonAvenue, Livingston, New Jersey, on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10 a.m. A private cremation will follow.

The family will receive their friends at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 145 East Mt. Pleasant Avenue Livingston, New Jersey, on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Ed was a police officer, serving the community of Livingston for 40 years before his retirement as a Lieutenant in 2011. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Ed was an avid sportsman; he enjoyed fishing and hunting with his best pal, his dog, Colt Commander. He was a member of the Lucky Strike Sportsmen’s Club, the Livingston Elks, and the Knights of Columbus, and for many years, served as an usher at St. Philomena’s Church.

Edward is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 40 years, Mary Ann Zielke; his devoted children, Christine (Joseph) Fischetti, Catherine Zielke, and Daniel Zielke; and his loving grandchildren, Taylor and Joseph Fischetti. He is also the father to Edward Zielke, Jason Zielke, and Lauren (Alex) Matrale, from a previous marriage, and grandfather to Julia and Madison Zielke, and Alex and Dylan Matrale.

In lieu offlowers, donations may be made to St. Philomena’s Church or to the Livingston PBA Local 263, P.O. Box 163, Livingston, NJ 07039.

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