June 23, 2011
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 PM Vernon Funeral Home
Monday, June 27, 2011 2-4 pm & 6-8pm
Alexandre Zanfirov III, 58, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana.
He was born May 5, 1953 in Trieste, Italy the son of Louise Branova.
Alexandre retired from the United States Air Force after 22 years of service. He enjoyed computers, helping others and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 23 years, Jackie M. Zanfirov, daughter, Jessica (Dave) Gunsaulies of Urbana; son, Justin (Tina) Zanfirov of West Liberty and Ryan Zanfirov of Springfield; 8 grandchildren, David, Cheyenne, Jayden, Courtney, Ely, Sarah, Logan and Landon; brother, Michael Zanfirov; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Alexandre is preceded in death by his mother, Louise (Branova) Fredericks and his father-in-law, Stanley Wright.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Monday, June 27, 2011 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on Tuesday in the funeral home with Father Gregory Konerman officiating. Burial will follow in Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton where full military honors will be held.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250, Attn: Gift Processing. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.