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Naugatuck, CT 06770
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Richard Mezzio

Richard S. Mezzio

Thursday, November 19th, 1942 - Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Obituary

Richard S. "Dick" Mezzio
1942 - 2019

Naugatuck, CT Richard S. “Dick” Mezzio, 77, husband of Elsie Mezzio, died December 18, 2019 at Waterbury Hospital.

Dick was born on November 19, 1942 in Waterbury, CT the son of the late Sebastian and Marian (Sciascia) Mezzio and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Dick was a former owner of Mezzio’s Auto and Tire and Mezzio’s Pro Shop and was the current owner of Stogie’s Cigar Shop.

In addition to his wife Elsie, he leaves 2 daughters, Lisa Mezzio and Jennifer Mezzio; 2 grandsons, Michael and Jensen Mezzio; his sister and brother in law, Marilyn and John Reilly, his uncle, James Mezzio; his aunts, Nancy Payne and Grace Davison and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Per Dick’s wishes, all services will be private at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck.
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Diane M. Davis

Posted at 11:52am
To the family of Dick Mezzio,
I was so sorry to learn of his passing today. Elsie, what a wonderful man Dick was. I remember going to Vegas with your guys and he was the life of the party. Every time I went into Stogies he put a huge smile on his constantly friendly face. He will, I am confident, live on in all of your hearts.
Diane M. Davis
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Betty Fries

Posted at 11:53am
To the Family of Richard S. Mezzio, Lt. Shea VFW Auxiliary to VFW Post 201 of Waterbury, Ct. want you to know that your loved one is in our thoughts and prayers. We thank him for his service. Betty Fries, President
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Sean Poza

Posted at 08:00pm
Thank you, Dick for always being a ray of sunshine in my day. You will always be remembered as a friend and kind soul,
Sean Poza
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Gerald Rulkowski

Posted at 10:38am
Elsie sorry to hear of the passing of Dick. I always enjoyed talking with him at the cigar shop. He will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Best Regards,
Gerry Rulkowski
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Rich Butwell

Posted at 03:30am
Condolences to Dick's family ... he will be missed by many. As a 50+ year friend I've always
enjoyed our "annual visits," "family updates", etc. especially the "car talks" (his 1957 Ford in
particular !!). I could always count on a smile and a friendly hello from Dick. RIP old friend !!

Rich Butwell
12/24/19
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