The Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer David Zolezzi on Feb. 20.

He began his CDCR career at the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) in June 1984, as a Correctional Officer. He transferred to RJD in 1987.

Officer Zolezzi remained at RJD until his retirement in 2002.

Memorial Mass will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4 at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4080 Hawk Street, San Diego.  A Celebration of Life will immediately follow in the church hall.

Interment will be 2:30 p.m. March 4 at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr., San Diego. The military ceremony is open to guests, but will be brief (approximately 15 minutes).