Michael Matthew Zambardino

February 27, 1948 - January 15, 2021

Michael Matthew Zambardino, Native of Beaumont, recently of Lumberton, died Friday, January 15, 2021. He was born on February 27, 1948, to Annette Orlando Zambardino and Joseph D. Zambardino, in Beaumont and was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He was an avid sports fan who loved his Dallas Cowboys, How ‘Bout them Cowboys! He loved being outdoors and working in his yard, flower beds and gardening. Growing garden fresh tomatoes, broccoli, cucumbers, squash and green beans were a lifelong passion of his. He also had a passion for saltwater fishing, in his younger years many of his summer weekends would be spent on the Gulf Coast with his family fishing for Speckled Trout, Redfish and his favorite the coveted Flounder.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Simon Zambardino; sons, Todd Michael Zambardino and his wife, Emily, of Orangefield and Mark Allan Zambardino and his wife, Lindsay, of Beaumont; sisters, Catherine Goza Kelley, and Anna Greer and her husband, Al, all of Vidor; brothers, Joseph D. Zambardino of Corpus Christi and Damien Zambardino and Stephen Zambardino, both of Vidor; grandchildren, Hunter Zambardino, Parker Zambardino, Carter Zambardino, Logan Zambardino, and Madison Zambardino; and half-sister, Ann Herman of Fairview.

He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Annette Zambardino; stepson, Billy Wayne Hicks; brothers, Matthew Zambardino and Mark Zambardino.

A gathering of Mr. Zambardino’s family and friends will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m, with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Friday, Janaury 29, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1115 Orange Street, Beaumont, with his interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park, Vidor

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105; Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516; or to St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund, 1115 Orange Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701.

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Mass of Christian Burial

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Paul & Cheryl Reich

We are sorry for your loss.

Don & Syble Jeffcoat

I knew Mike from our childhood. His dad was my barber and we went to high school together for a couple of years. To his wife and family, I am sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort. May he rest in peace.

James p Simon

RIP Uncle Mike

Don Tatum

Mike was a very good friend of mine , I will be unable to attend services but give mikes family my condolences.

Patrice Rabalais

Glen and I were saddened to hear about Mike. Prayers and comfort for your family


Thank you Don, he talked frequently of your fishing trip, he really enjoyed fishing

Marie Jones

With deepest sympathy

Diane and Larry Lacy

Diane, we are so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. You and your family are in our prayers.

Daniel & Alicia Soileau

We are sorry for your loss Sending prayers for your family. RIP

Linda C Simpson

Diane and family I am so saddened by Michaels passing. We go back 45 t0 50 years. In the original MASH Family we watched our kids grow and were truly family. Mike was always a pleasure and I love you! RIP my friend!! You fought a long hard fight. MAY GOD BLESS


We were a good family!!

Melanie Whitney

I am so sorry for your loss. Marie Jones informed me of Mike's passing. I know he fought hard against cancer and you were right there every step of the way. I know this will be a big adjustment for you. You are in my thoughts and I send condolences to the others in your family, as well.

Debbie Trahan

Diane, I am so sorry to hear of Mikes passing.. You and the boys and family are in my thoughts and prayers..

Russell and Mary Simon

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.. May God comfort all of you with the knowledge that Mike is with the Lord, no more pain, suffering or tears. Fly high Brother, we will see you again.

Buddy & Jo Ann Hughes

Diane , so sorry to hear about Mike , our thoughts and prayers are with you all , God Bless you and give you strength in this most difficult time ! With deepest sympathy , prayers and love !

Pat and Jonnie( Orlando) Broussard

Diane, so sorry to hear about Michael. May he rest in the loving arms of Jesus. . Praying for you and your family

Jeffrey Simon

I will truly miss talking to uncle Mike.

Michael Simon

Rest in Peace Uncle Mike. I am really going to miss our conversations! Prayers of peace and comfort for the family! See you again one day.

Alvin & Alice Simon

Prayers for all of you, Diane. He fought a long hard battle with you right by his side. He was a great husband, father and grandfather and will be truly missed. RIP Mike.. We love all of you.

Mark McKee

I met Mr. Zambardino a few times while living next to Mark & Lindsay. He was always a very polite and down to earth man. The McKee family sends its warmest thoughts and prayers for spiritual healing.

Rosemary Orlando Brown

Rest In Peace dear cousin . Dianne I’m so sad and heartbroken for you and your children and all my cousins I pray God will wrap you all in his tender love

Monique Thompson Lumpkin

Mrs. Zambardino, Todd, and Mark, I am so sorry for your loss, please know that I am praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time for you and your families. May God bless you all.

Wanda Marie Lott (FASULO)

Just hearing of Michaels passing. I am so sorry to hear this Diane. It would have been a privilege to sing at his funeral. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your precious family as you go through this difficult time. God has him now and he is watching over you

Aaron Hampton

Our prayers are with all of you. .The Hampton Family

vincent tantillo jr

so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed our talks.