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RICHARD VAHEY

July 14, 2023

RICHARD VAHEY Obituary

Richard C. Vahey, 77, of Mountain Top, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2023 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

 

Born in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Eugene and Margaret Druffner Vahey and earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Scranton. Richard was a member of St. Jude's Church and worked for Nabisco as a computer programmer analyst. He enjoyed fixing things, computers and was an avid NY Yankees and Boston Celtics Fan.

 

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 53 years, Christel J. Hunisch Vahey; sons, Richard and Stephen Vahey of Mountain Top; brothers, Eugene Vahey of Old Orchard Beach, Maine and his wife, Margaret; Kevin Vahey of SC and his wife, Barbara, Brian Vahey of San Francisco and his wife, Ann; nieces and nephews.

 

Blessing service will be conducted on Friday, July 21, 2023 at 1:00 pm from the Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation, 436 S. Mountain Blvd. Mountain Top with burial following in Albert Cemetery.

 

Friends are invited to join the family for a visitation from 12:00 noon until time of service at the funeral home.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 21, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation
436 S. Mountain Blvd.
Mountain Top, PA 18707

Blessing Service
Friday
July 21, 2023

1:00 PM
Desiderio-Lehman Funeral and Cremation
436 S. Mountain Blvd.
Mountain Top, PA 18707

Interment
Friday
July 21, 2023

1:45 PM
Albert Cemetery
864 Church Road, State Route 2047
Mountain Top, PA 18707

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