Regina Maria Antonia Maio Zinn

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 7, 2020

REGINA ZINN (1924 - 2020)
(Age 96)   

Died on Sunday, April 5, 2020 in Vineland, NJ at home after a brief illness.

Regina was born in Washington, DC on January 6, 1924. She was the daughter of the
late William A and Grace (Costantino) Maio. Regina graduated from
Eastern Senior
High School (1942),
worked 11 years in the Trust Department of a Washington, DC
bank, and also worked as a paralegal for an attorney in Maryland.

She moved to Vineland, NJ in 1999. Regina was a member of St. Peter's Catholic
Church in SE, Washington, DC for over 20 years and also spent her years in Vineland
at Christ the Good Shepard Parish.

She loved doing crossword puzzles, cooking and baking Italian specialties. She was
an avid reader, collector of old movies, and loved sewing and crocheting. Regina
traveled to many countries of the world, including Europe, the Middle East, the Orient
as well as North America.

She was predeceased by her husband, Milton Dale Zinn; and her brother, William A.
Maio, Jr.; her son-in-law, Richard Barnes; her daughter-in-law, Rhonda Zinn; and a
granddaughter, Wendy Barnes.

Regina is survived by her children, Donna M Barnes of Vineland, William L Zinn
(Sandra) of Laurel, MD and Bruce A. Zinn (Jeanne) of Ridgely, MD. Also surviving her
are 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

With care and concern for all during this pandemic, funeral services will be private with
a memorial celebration of Regina's life to be held and announced at a later date. Burial
will also be private in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, DC.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Wounded Warrior Project  in Regina's
name at or by mail to Wounded Warrior Project  4899
Belfort Rd, Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

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Arrangements are in the care of Wainwright-Bernhardt Funeral Home, Vineland.