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Wayne A. Zaks


Wayne A. Zaks, lifelong resident of Doylestown, Pa., passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 surrounded by love and comfort in his home in Doylestown, Pa. He was the devoted husband to Linda (Farr) Zaks with whom they shared 71 years of friendship and 25 years of marriage, proving time only makes true love stronger.

Wayne was the firstborn son of the late Alexander and Edith (White) Zaks. He attended Central Bucks High School graduating in the class of 1961.

Wayne has always worked the construction field operating heavy equipment, where he started his own business, Wayne A. Zaks Excavating, for over 40 years. Wayne was a military veteran where he served in the U.S. Navy, a former member of the Road Angels and was a lifelong member of The Moose. He was an avid Corvette enthusiast having had Corvettes since he was a teenager and was a member of the Corvette Club of Delaware Valley for over 25 years.

Wayne was truly an outdoorsman who enjoyed spending hours taking exquisite care of his property, which people often noted resembled a beautiful nature park. He enjoyed traveling with his wife Linda, including visiting many National Parks. He was a valued member of the community making countless friends and acquaintances over the years; everywhere he went someone knew him and always would speak highly of him.

Wayne had such a wonderful sense of humor and was a master at one-liners. You could always count on Wayne’s quick wit to bring a laugh to anyone.

Wayne was the loving father to his daughters Wendy Rector (Eric), Bonnie Kintzel (Rick), Michelle Liberato (Michael), Danielle Pheil and Melissa Summarell (Jody) and his adoring fur babies Suzy and Daisy. He was grandfather to Sadie and Tucker Rector, Lilly and Cara Kintzel, Sophia and Grace Liberato, Amelia and Addison Pheil, Shjon, Thylar and Rhyann Summarell. Wayne was a tremendous older brother to his close siblings, late Janice Horger (late Robert), Jeff Zaks (Linda) and Alexis Thomas (Gregg) and Uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Wayne’s life at Shelly Funeral Home, 1460 Easton Road, Warrington on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023 where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his name to American Cancer Society or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).

To send condolences to the family, please visit the funeral home Web site below. Shelly Funeral Home, Warrington.

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