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Thomas Zellner

April 10, 1944 ~ November 27, 2020 (age 76)


Thomas Zellner, age 76, of the City of Tonawanda, peacefully entered into rest, November 27, 2020. He was the owner and operator of Tom’s Body and Paint Shop for over 54 years. Tom loved collecting antiques, fishing and boating. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks. He loved visiting his Sylvan Beach family and supporting St. Jude Children’s Hospital. He was a well-respected member of the Tonawanda Business Community. He was the son of the late Franklin and Elaine (Flanagan) Zellner. He is survived by his companion Brenda Portner.  Beloved father of Brian (Lisa) Zellner, Danielle (Mike) Smith, Thomas Zellner, Eric Zellner, Rochelle Zellner, and the late Marc Zellner. Grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  Brother of Richard “Joe” Zellner, Mary Lou Berg, Candy Reed, James “Jinx” Zellner, Linda Stickney, Nancy Schultz and the late Franklin Zellner, late Betty Ann Houston, late Patty Thomason, late Diane Steuer, late Shyla Joyner, and the late Mike Zellner; uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Family and friends are invited to contact Tom Zellner Jr. at 545-6148 concerning visitation and funeral services. If so desired memorial may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be shared at

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