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Tom Zondlo Memorial Fund

August 12, 2017

Thomas F. Zondlo “Tom”—age 61 passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tom was born on April 6, 1956 in Edison, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, his wife Kathy and son, Zachary have asked for you to consider a donation to the Give Something Back International Foundation.

He graduated from Saint Joseph’s Catholic High School and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Rutgers University. Tom also earned his Master of Science degree in Geology from University of Tennessee. He was employed by CB&I as a Hydrogeologist for the past 18 years.

Tom was an avid outdoorsman and had achieved the prestigious 2nd Dan in Hapkido, as well as 3rd Degree in Taekwondo. He enjoyed road biking, kayaking, fishing and riding his motorcycle. Tom was very active in youth soccer and coached his son’s soccer teams over many years. He enjoyed immensely watching his son play soccer and golf.

Tom and his family were very supportive of the work of the GSBI Foundation. Tom was very caring in helping others and enthusiastically supported the education of needy and disadvantaged children around the world as well as the school building projects.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Frank Zondlo and his father-in-law, Frank Patrick. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Kathy Patrick Zondlo and son, Zachary Zondlo of Sugarloaf, Maine. He is also survived by his mother, Marien Zondlo of Edison, NJ, and sisters, Susan Zondlo Engstrom (Harold) of Woodbridge, NJ and Shari Zondlo Isaac (Charles) of Mitchell, SD, and mother-in-law, Margaret Patrick of East Brunswick, NJ, sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn (Andy) Patrick-Ezzell of Sarasota, FL and brother and sister-in-law, Frank (Lois) Patrick of Knoxville, TN and several nieces, nephews and two great nephews. Tom was also survived by his fun-loving dog, Cooper.

You may make a tax-deductible donation to the Tom Zondlo Memorial Fund by electronic donation or check.


Jim Tubertini Memorial Fund

September 25, 2011

Jim Tubertini passed away on July 31, 2011 at his home in Tucson, AZ with his wife Roberta at his side. A special Jim Tubertini Memorial Fund was established at the Give Something Back International Foundation by the Tubertini family & friends.

Jim was a life long learner and after retirement from Lucent Technologies-Bell Labs in 2002, he was especially active with students at Hunterdon Central High School both as an employee and as a volunteer and serving as the President of the Red Devils Football Booster club.

Given Jim’s devotion to students, the Jim Tubertini Memorial Fund will be used to build a school for poor rural students in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. This school will be dedicated in his memory.

Andrew Ezzell of the GSBI Foundation was one of Jim’s career mentors at AT&T Bell Laboratories at Murray Hill, NJ. At the time, Jim was Vice President of the local CWA union and they work together on a number of projects focused on bringing together union and management employees to collaboratively work on solving organizational problems.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Roberta Tubertini. Also surviving are three dear children and their families, Jessica, her husband Ed Szybowski and their daughters Gabrielle and Victoria, Matthew Tubertini and his fiancée Elise LaBricciosa.

You may make a tax-deductible donation to the Jim Tubertini Memorial Fund by electronic donation or check.