Dr. Edward Zalen, D.O., 94, passed away April 19, 2017 in East Chicago, IN.

He was born on January 5, 1923 in East Chicago. Edward served in WW II with the Army Air Corps before attending medical school in Kansas City, during which he married his wife of 66 years, Norma who preceded him in death in 2016. He completed is residency at Green Cross Hospital before beginning private practice in Cuyahoga Falls.

His many memberships included Grandview UMC, Tadmor Shrine and Coventry-Akron Lodge 83.

He was an avid golfer, bowler and hunter.

He will be remembered as a man of faith, generosity and compassion. His wonderful sense of humor will be missed by his family and countless friends.

Calling hours were held at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home. Funeral services where held April 27th at Grandview United Methodist Church, entombment at Northlawn Memorial Gardens

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