Regina M. (Marx) Holck

Regina M. (Marx) Holck


Regina M. (Marx) Holck, 75, of Belmond passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

Regina (Jean), daughter of Aloysius Marx and Helen Farrell, was born in Philadelphia, PA on December 15, 1943.

Jean was married to Michael (Mickey) Zuzulock on February 3, 1962. Michael passed away in November 1985. From this marriage, two children were born, Karen and Alan. In November 1999, a marriage between Lee Holck and Jean was performed at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Their marriage was later blessed by the Catholic Church in New Jersey in 2001.

Jean was devoted to her children and granddaughters and husband Lee. They had many good times having BBQ’s along with birthday parties in their backyard in New Jersey. Jean loved shopping, reading, and sending greeting cards to family and friends.

In 2008, Jean was diagnosed with breast cancer, followed by surgery, chemo, and radiation treatments. In 2018, Jean’s cancer returned as metastatic cancer in her spine and bones, with no cure.

Jean is survived by her husband Lee; daughter Karen (Chris) Calandera; son Alan (Barbara) Zuzulock; granddaughters Kayla and Alexis Tomasello; step-grandson Joey Geirno; sister Margaret Reiss and family; sister-in-law Jill (Dave) Kent and family; special cousin Richard (Betsy) Shisler; and cousin Jerry Colapinto.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Michael Zuzulock, infant son Michael; brothers-in-law Marvin Smith, Bill Reiss, and Richard Holck; and sister-in-law Diane Smith.

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