Richard John Verzoni

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Richard John Verzoni, 69, of Schenectady, N.Y., passed away on Jan. 24, 2021. Richard was born in Waterville on July 7, 1951, to Angelo and Estelle Verzoni.He graduated from Waterville High School in 1970, where he excelled in track and field. He graduated from the University of Farmington with a bachelor’s degree and continued his education in Caracas, Venezuela. He was a teacher before working as a sales executive for Anheuser Bush until his retirement.He enjoyed attending his sons’ various sporting events and was an avid football and horse racing fan. He loved gardening and spending time in the outdoors. He loved spending time with his family and his beloved dog, Willie. He was predeceased by his father, Angelo Joseph Verzoni, his stepfather, Louis Barnes; and his brother, Stephen Verzoni.He is survived by his mother, Estelle Verzoni Barnes; his sons, Richard A. Verzoni and Ian Verzoni; his brothers, Peter Verzoni and Angelo Verzoni and wife Lisa; his nephews, Angelo J. Verzoni and Anthony Verzoni; his former wife, Kathy Burgess, and his partner, Jackie Grady. A celebration of Richard’s life is to be determined at a later date.

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