Adam Carl “ZiD” Aries
Birth date: November 08, 1982
Death date: March 22, 2011
Adam Carl “ZiD” Aries, 28, died peacefully, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at his home in Cambridge, MA. He was born on November 8, 1982, the oldest son of Robert and Susan (Pallotta) Aries.
Adam graduated from Nashua High School in 2000, and studied for three semesters at Clark University.
Known to many as VJ ZiD, he was an accomplished body modification specialist and Video DJ. He had worked in tattoo shops for over a decade. He served an apprenticeship under Ryan Ouellette of Precision Body Arts in Nashua, NH for 2.5 years. In 2005 he began piercing professionally in the Boston Area, first at Darkwave Tattoo in Roxbury, then in 2007 at Pino Brothers Ink in Cambridge, MA, where he was still employed. He was also the head of security at the Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub in Cambridge, MA. Adam “ZiD” was a true professional who always strived to offer his clients the highest level of service and comfort.
A member of the Humane Society, he held a special place in his heart for the two dogs he rescued, Stagger and Chopper.
Along with his parents, Robert and Susan, he is survived by four siblings, Paul Aries, Adrien Aries, Natalie Aries, and Cameron Aries, all of Nashua, NH; his best friend, Ines Maskell of MA; two grandmothers; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; Alex Lindholm; countless friends, especially those at Precision Body Arts in Nashua, NH, Penuche’s Ale House in Nashua, NH, the Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub in Cambridge, MA, and Pino Brothers Ink in Cambridge, MA; as well as loyal patrons and fans of VJ ZiD.
Those who wish may make a memorial contribution to the Humane Society for Greater Nashua, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03064-8109 or your local branch of the Humane Society.
A Celebration of Adam’s Life will be held, 1-3 and 5-8pm, Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Davis Funeral Home, One Lock St. in Nashua, NH. Family and friends are invited to attend.
Also, there will be a party at ZuZu (Middle East), 474 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge, MA, on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 12 to 4pm, to Honor and Celebrate Adam’s Life.
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Much Love, our prayers are with you at this difficult time.
The Sater Family, The Middle East Nightclub and Zuzu Staff