George F. Zine, Jr., 71

Feb 8, 2021

George F. Zine, Jr., 71, of Wareham, died Friday, February 5, 2021, at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston due to complications from diabetes. He was the husband of Diane M. (Valois) Zine.

Born in Wareham, he was the son of Ruby Zine of Wareham, and the late George F. Zine, Sr. George graduated from Wareham High School, Class of 1967, and worked as a machinist for Morse Cutting Tools in New Bedford, and A & M Tool Grinding in Acushnet.

Active in his Catholic faith, Mr. Zine was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Wareham where he served as eucharistic minister and usher. He also taught Faith Formation at the parish and was Custodian of the N.E. Region for the Missionary Cenacle Apostolate.  

George enjoyed golf, greyhound racing and most recently birdwatching. Most importantly he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Diane of Wareham, his mother, Ruby of Wareham; his children, Melissa Olean and her husband David of Fairhaven, James Zine and his wife Annmarie and Peter Zine and his wife Heather all of Wareham; his brother, Michael “Mickey” Zine and his wife Debra of Wareham; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, February 9th at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham from 4 – 6 p.m. Appropriate COVID-19 protocol will be observed including the use of face masks, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St., Wareham at 10 a.m. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church. Interment in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Wareham, will be private.

Donations in his memory may be made to Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, 3501 Solly Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19136 OR American Diabetes Assoc., P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA  22116-7023. To leave a message of condolence visit: