It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Thomas R. Zarinko, Jr., 52, who died in Brea, California on Friday, September 4, 2020.
Tommy was born and raised in Summit, NJ, and was a graduate of Summit High School. Tommy attended Lynchburg College in Virginia.
Tommy’s intelligent observations on life, adventurous spirit, and off-the-charts sense of humor will be forever missed.
Tommy’s devoted partner of many years Paula Leyton, was with him until his death.
Tommy was predeceased by his mother Mary, in October, 2008. Tommy is survived by his Father Thomas R. Zarinko, Sr., Brother Joseph, Sister Allison, Brother Matthew (wife Trisha), Brother Kelly (wife Johanna), and six loving nieces and nephews. Tom is also survived by Craig, Clay, and Rob Leyton who were like sons to him.
Arrangements are under the care of Bradley, Brough, and Dangler. A private funeral, with internment at St. Teresa’s Cemetery in Summit.