James Ziliani

James Ziliani, a lifelong resident of the Bronx, died on May 6, 2021. He was 62.


Mr. Ziliani was born on August 23, 1958 in the Bronx to the late Julius and Eleanor (Walsh) Ziliani. For many years he worked as a truck driver for Fed Ex.


Mr. Ziliani is survived by his wife Rose Susanne Ziliani; his daughters, Jessica Ziliani-Miano and her husband Rocco and Jamiann Ziliani; his granddaughter Makenzie James Miano; his brother Julius Ziliani and his wife Audrey; his nephews, Julius (Jay) Ziliani and his wife Elisa and Stephen Ziliani; and his great-nephew Anthony Ziliani.


Visiting will be Monday from 4-8pm at John Dormi & Sons Funeral Home, 1121 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx. Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 10am at St. Clare’s Church, 1918 Paulding Avenue, Bronx. Interment will be private.



  1. Cristina Garel on May 8, 2021 at 9:11 am

    It is with great sorrow that our loving friend who was more like a family member left us so quickly. We will miss you greatly and love you very much. Thank you for always being that special person in our lives. The many many memories of our time together will be our comfort and will be held dearly in our hearts. Heaven has gained a special incredible angel. No more pain my friend and until we meet again Rest In Peace. With much heartfelt sorrow and love, Cris and Mario Garel

  2. Linda and David Kelemen on May 8, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    It is with a heavy heart that we heard the news of Jimmy’s passing. Our condolences to Rose and her family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Nelson and Elizabeth Rodriguez on May 10, 2021 at 10:11 am

    It is with heart felt sorrow that I’ve lost a great friend who so few in life give with such an open heart. He will truly be missed by everyone he’s touched. Be at peace my friend. You will always be in our hearts.

  4. Louie Fontanez on May 11, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    He was a good guy and made me feel welcome at Fedex when I transferred to HPNA in 1990. Always had a smile and never complained about anything. He will be missed. My condolences to his family and friends.

  5. Terrance on May 13, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    My condolences to the Family. I’ll always remember his smile, and happiness when our paths crossed at work. He was a very pleasant gentleman to be around.

  6. John/Jackie Palladini & family on May 15, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    My condolences to the Ziliani family.He was a very friendly person.He will be remembered always .May his memory live on in the wonderful memories that you have.RIP James.God bless the family.

  7. Charles Del Regno on May 17, 2021 at 2:53 pm

    Deepest condolences RIP

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