Saturday December 2nd, 2023 5:04PM
Wards Funeral Home
Little Davenport
Hamilton Mill

Lona Mae Zambruno

Obituary Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023

Lona Mae Zambruno, 83, was born May 16, 1940 in Millbury, Massachusetts and sadly passed away on November 18, 2023 in Dawsonville, Georgia at her home surrounded by her loved ones.

A homemaker at her death, she formerly worked as a pharmacy technician and was a shipping and receiving manager for Linens and Things.

Lona was married to Frederick J. ”Chick” Zambruno for 36 years and remained devoted to him even after his passing on September of 1994.  She joined her other eternal family including her daughter, Judi-Ann Harvey; son in law, Scott Harvey; parents, Lionel and Genevieve St. Germain; Frederick’s parents, Ralph and Johanna Hood; brothers, Bob St. Germain, Lee St. Germain. Lona was an ambitious and determined person.  She was extremely talented and devoted her time to woodworking and crafts.  She was dedicated to family support, and mentoring life lessons to those of us who needed it in troubled times.  Her footprints of life are etched in our souls forever.  We will carry her strength and determination always.  She requested all of us to “Stay Strong”.

Surviving are her daughter, Lonna Jo Copeland and husband Randy Copeland; granddaughter, Monica Harvey; grandson, Joseph Harvey, sisters, Deborah Taylor, Diane Stephens; brother in law, Kevin Hood; sister in law, Judith Capitolo.

A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 11 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

Funeral Date
11/29/2023 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Bearden Funeral Home
(706) 265-3159
334 Highway 53 East , Dawsonville 30534