Nora J. (Harvey) Zambanini

March 16, 1930 ~ January 18, 2020 (age 89)


Nora J. Zambanini, age 89, of 403 Ridgmont Dr., Ridgway, died Saturday morning, January 18, 2020, at Penn Highlands Elk.  She was born March 16, 1930, in Dagus Mines, daughter of the late Raymond and Ruth (Anderson) Harvey.  She married Arthur J. Zambanini on June 23, 1951, he survives.  She resided in Ridgway most of her life and was a graduate of Ridgway High School Class of 1950.  She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the Church Women’s Group for 26 years where she was past President of the Group, and was on the Funeral Lunch Committee.  She enjoyed spending the winter in Florida for 19 years. She loved being a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was part owner of Art’s Market for 21 years and she also worked at Lauder’s Shoe Store.


She is survived by her husband, Arthur J. Zambanini of Ridgway, 2 sons:  Richard L. (Loretta) Zambanini of Ridgway and John M. (Maria) Zambanini of Berryville, VA; 1 daughter Lisa M. (Joseph) Viglione of Endicott, NY; 7 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 sister Betty E. (Charles) Penn of Manassas, VA, and several nieces and nephews.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson Logan Zambanini, a brother Donald Harvey, and 2 sisters Agnes M. Meyers and Ruth C. Davido.


A Celebration of the Life of Nora J. Zambanini will be held at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at 11:00 AM.  Officiating will be Rev. Erik Hart, Pastor of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  Burial will be at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorials, if desired, can be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 212 Cook Ave., Ridgway, PA  15853.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home.  Share your online condolences at

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Celebration of Life
January 25, 2020

11:00 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
212 Cook Ave.
Ridgway, PA 15853


Bethlehem Lutheran Church
212 Cook Ave., Ridgway PA 15853

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