Hoboken Police Sergeant Peter Zanin Passed; Parsippany Resident

Sergeant Peter Zanin, (pictured far right). Photo by Hoboken Police Department

PARSIPPANY — Hoboken Police Department is reporting that Sergeant Peter Zanin, 46,(pictured far right), passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 21 at St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville.

He leaves behind his wife Samantha, three young children, his mother Arlene, brother Kevin, and brother-in-law Ryan.

Zanin is a Parsippany resident.

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla said the city will fly flags at half-staff for the week, starting Saturday.

“On behalf of the city of Hoboken, I send my deepest condolences to the Zanin family and the entire Hoboken Police Department for the tragic loss of Sgt. Peter Zanin,” he wrote. “I am fortunate for having the privilege of getting to know Sgt. Zanin. He was not a man of pretense, but rather a man who exhibited quiet grace and humility. He was a kind human and a gentle soul. Sgt. Zanin wore his uniform proudly and served our community with honor. His loss is a tremendous loss for the city. May his soul rest in peace.”

The Hoboken Police Department is in mourning. Rest in Peace Sergeant Peter Zanin. End of watch: November 21, 2020. They begin to prepare for a send-off that Samantha and your three children, your Mom Arlene, brother Kevin, and brother in law Ryan will all be proud of. Thank you for your service!