NORTH CHARLESTOWN — Steve Zaleski, 77, passed away at his home in North Charlestown on Sunday morning, Nov. 24, 2019. He was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Claremont, the son of Steven and Doris (Estey) Zaleski. He attended Springfield, Vermont, schools, graduating from Springfield High School class of 1960. He served in the United States Army Reserves. On June 6, 1970, he married Dianne Nelson at the North Springfield Baptist Church in North Springfield, Vermont. Steve was employed as an electrical engineer with Pratt & Whitney, Bryant Computer Products, Vermont Research, Jones & Lamson and most recently with Whelen Engineering in Charlestown for 28 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, he taught hunter safety courses over the years, and was a gunsmith. He is survived by his wife Dianne of North Charlestown; sons, Shae S. Zaleski and partner Heather Rock of North Springfield and Scott J. Zaleski of North Charlestown and partner Ginger Stocker of North Springfield; sister Joy Z. Regan and husband David of Springfield; also by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Steven in 2002 and by his mother Doris in 2015. Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. A celebration of life gathering will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Robert L. Johnson VFW Post 771 in Springfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springfield Humane Society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield, VT 05156. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of BAYADA Hospice for their wonderful care and support. Davis Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

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