Robert S. Zais, 95, of Somerset passed away on Friday November 23, 2012 at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. He was the husband of the late Charlotte (Eugene) Zais.
Robert was born in Fall River the son of the late Herman and Sadie (Averich) Zais. He graduated from BMC Durfee High School. Mr. Zais owned and operated Quality Produce Inc., in Fall River for over forty years. He was a member of Congregation Adas Israel in Fall River. Bob was an avid Ballroom dancer. Working and dancing were his true passions.
Survivors are a daughter and caregiver whom he has lived with for the past twenty years: Linda Zais of Somerset, MA; a son: Michael Zais of New York; one granddaughter; two great granddaughters; a brother: Arnold Zais of New York; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend: Olivia Lopes of Somerset, MA. He was the brother of the late Adele Gamzon and Buddy Zais.
His Funeral Service will be held on MONDAY at 1pm in Congregation Adas Israel, 1647 Robeson Street, Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in the Hebrew Cemetery in Fall River. Memorial Observance will be held on MONDAY only from 3pm to 5pm, at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Amandio Lopes, 224 Riley Ave, Somerset, MA 02726. All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the HATHAWAY HOME for FUNERALS, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, MA www.hathawayfunerals.com.
Memorial donations in his memory can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham MA 01701.