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Francis Zeh

November 19, 1929 — December 1, 2021

Francis Arthur Zeh - age 92 passed away on Friday, December 1st 2021.

He was born on November 19, 1929 in Dansville NY to the late Arthur and Bertha Zeh.

He graduated from Cohocton High in the Western part of NYS and enlisted in the Army during the Korean War-stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC. He was schooled there as an x-ray technician - working at an evacuation hospital where the wounded were flown in for immediate evaluation.

After his service he worked as an x-ray technician at the VA hospital in Bath, NY and then transferred to the Albany, NY VA Hospital. Soon after he began to pursue his true passion of building homes for the rest of his life - first in upstate NY area - introducing solar homes - a relatively new concept at the time. Later in his life, he and his wife moved to Pine Knoll Shores - on the Outer Banks of NC where he continued to build homes until retirement.

He then moved to Hendersonville, Tn. to be near his son which is where he passed away. He loved - fishing, boating, tennis, ballroom dancing to big band music and always built homes for himself near the peaceful views of water or the woods.

He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, children Cheryl Montanye, Susan Alongi (David)

Steven Zeh, Deborah Goode (Greg) and Todd Zeh (Austin and Aaron

9 grandchildren, 3 Great grandchildren and 2 Great,great grandchildren and sisters: Joan Wallace and Jean Beckerman (James).

A memorial service will be held at Hendersonville Memory Gardens on Jan.22, 2022 at 1:30 pm.

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

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353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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