Anthony Joseph Vespa(1939 - 2018)

Anthony Joseph Vespa 1939 - 2018
Richardson, TX—Anthony Vespa of Richardson, Texas passed away on September 3, 2018, at the age of 78.
He was born on September 30, 1939, in Springfield, Illinois to Anthony and Mabel (Clements) Vespa.
Anthony graduated from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Illinois in 1957. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University. Anthony received master's degrees in electrical engineering and math from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He moved to Texas with Collins Radio in 1966 and eventually started working for Texas Instruments/Raytheon, where he enjoyed a long career as an electrical engineer.
Anthony is survived by his wife, Beverly Vespa of Richardson, Texas; daughter, Jennifer Conway and husband, Larry of Fairview, Texas; grandson, Parker Conway; granddaughter, Jordan Conway; sister, Teresa Tierney and husband, Maurice of Lincoln, Illinois; niece, Annette Conner; nephew, John Tierney; and numerous other loving family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Mabel Vespa and sister, Annette.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 7, 2018, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. Interment is to immediately follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to at To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit

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2525 Central Expressway North Allen, TX 75013

Published in The Lincoln Courier from Sept. 5 to Sept. 7, 2018