Richard Mazzitelli

Richard Andrew "Shoes, Pepa, Peeps " Mazzitelli

Thursday May 4, 1933 - Friday January 10, 2020
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Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather

Richard A. Mazzitelli aka Shoes, Pepa & Peeps, 86 a lifelong resident of Nutley, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020. He retired from Wallace and Tiernan in Belleville. After his retirement, he worked as a Crossing Guard with the Nutley Police Department. He was also an Army Veteran of the Korean War

The son of the Andrew and Elizabeth (Valeo) Mazzitelli, he is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth (Lopa) Mazzitelli; his children, Lisa Zigarelli and her husband, Ron and Richard Mazzitelli, Jr. and his wife, Karen; 5 grandchildren, Ashley Nicole, Gianna Lynn, Jennifer, Ashley and Amanda and his sister, Palma Woodruff. Along with his parents, he was also predeceased by 9 sisters and brothers.

The funeral will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St., Nutley at 9:30 a.m.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church in Nutley at 10:30 a.m.

The cremation services will be private.

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the American Lung Association, ( would be preferred.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 13th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, January 13th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 10:30am
    Holy Family Church
    28 Brookline Avenue
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Private Cremation


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Private Condolence

Daniel Pierson

Posted at 10:02am
For Richard Andrew Mazzitelli. Rest in Peace Sir. My condolences to the Mazzitelli Family.
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Yvette and Ron Rego

Posted at 04:46pm
Dear Lisa and family.
We hope that all of the great moments that you & your family spent with your Dad brings you some comfort. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Yvette & Ron Rego
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