State Fair Band
John Zipay Memory Page
In Memoriam
John A. Zipay
AOSFB Member -  1959-1961
Staff -  1980-2003
It is with much sadness, that we announce the passing of John A. Zipay on March
15, 2007

Mr. Zipay was an Assistant Director of the All-Ohio State Fair Band from 1980
-2003.  He served as the leader for all woodwinds except clarinets.  He was the voice
of the band as the announcer for AOSFB concerts during his final years on the
staff.  The Alumni Association passes along condolences to his wife Nancy, children
Matt, Jessica and Stephanie and his first grandchild "Baby Z" who will be welcomed
into this world in June.

Cards may be sent to:
Mrs. Nancy Zipay
327 Woodmere
Willowick, Ohio  44094

Funeral services were held on Monday, March 20 at St.Stephen's Byzantine Church.

You may find the death notice from
The notable deaths article from the Plain Dealer may be found here