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Richard Vezzani

September 10, 1937 ~ October 9, 2018 (age 81)
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Richard Vezzani, age 81 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away in his home on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Born September 10, 1937 in Blythedale, he was a son of the late Edward and Martha (Machek) Vezzani.  A former pipe inspector at US Steel's National Tube Works in McKeesport who also worked as a school bus driver and at Vista Metals, Richard was a Vietnam War Veteran of the US Marine Corps and a member of St. Michael's Parish in Elizabeth Twp.  With a quick wit and quick to make friends, Richard will be remembered by his family as the most kind-hearted and easy-going man they ever knew.  He is survived by his wife of 36 years Jean (Lee) Vezzani; his sister Patty (Don) Squibb of Elizabeth Twp.; his siblings-in-law Ret. USMC Gen. Paul (Dorothy) Lee of Dumfries, VA, Patty (Dan) Szabo of Elizabeth Twp., and Bob (Nancy) Lee of Franklin, TN; and also many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.  Besides his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his father-in-law Paul Lee, Sr., mother-in-law Betty Lee, and brother-in-law Tom Lee.  Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles, on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM in St. Michael's Church with Fr. Thomas Wagner officiating.  Procession and burial with military honors will follow to Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp.  

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