In Loving
Memory

Doris Belle Zielinski

December 27, 1930 – August 2, 2023

Doris Belle Zielinski passed away Wednesday August 2, 2023 at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. She was 92 years old.

Doris was born December 27, 1930 in Bumpass, and grew up on her family’s farm. She graduated from Beaverdam High School in 1952. In 1951, she met the love of her life, Joe, who was visiting Louisa County while on leave from the United States Navy. Doris and Joe married in 1952. After marrying, they lived in Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA where Joe served in the Navy. A devoted Navy wife, Doris tended their two children while Joe was on deployment for months at a time. After retirement, Doris and Joe returned to Bumpass in 2001 to once again live on the family farm.

Doris is survived by her husband of 71 years, Joseph John Zielinski of the home; son, Joseph John Zielinski Jr., of Roanoke, VA; grandchildren, Kathryn Elizabeth Zielinski of Ashburn, VA; Haley Amanda Zielinski of Nashville, TN; and Joseph John Zielinski III of Roanoke, VA. She is also survived by her sister, Jean Pearson of Bumpass, VA; and numerous cousins and extended family.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Stafford and Lena Trainham; and her daughter, Robin Louise Zielinski.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 19 at Sharon Christian Church, 852 Bumpass Road, Bumpass, VA.  The family will receive visitors prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. at the church.

Flowers may be sent to Woodward Funeral Home in Louisa, VA on Friday, August 18 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sharon Christian Church.

Visitation

Location

Sharon Christian Church

852 Bumpass Road

Bumpass, VA 23024

Date

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Time

1:00- 3:00 p.m.

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Memorial Service

Location

Sharon Christian Church

852 Bumpass Road

Bumpass, VA 23024

Date

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Time

3:00 p.m.

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