Bessie J. Zulia age 94, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2021 in Hendersonville NC. Bessie was born March 15, 1927 in Dansville, a daughter of James & Zinovia Pappas. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by her loving husband of 62 years, John A. Zulia; her oldest son, Stacy J. Zulia; a brother, Deno (Nancy) Pappas and a sister, Vera (Gus) Revelas. She leaves behind her daughters, GiGi Zulia (Freddy Podvesker) of FL and Arlene (Craig) Welch of NC; her son, James (Alexandra) Zulia of FL; her daughter-in-law, Jane Collins Zulia of FL; her grandchildren, Aric, Sarah, Amanda & Kate; her great grandchildren, Aiden, Addelyn, Madilyn & Benjamin; her brother, John (Joyce) Pappas; her cousin, Dyno (Irene) Evgenides; along with many nieces & nephews; her extended Zulia family and many very dear friends. There will be a private burial at Greenmount Cemetery in Dansville, NY at the convenience of the family. Because of her love of children; anyone wishing to make a memorial gift can do so to: Shriners Hospital for Children or St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital .