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[September 04, 2018]  RICHARDSON, TX ó Anthony Vespa of Richardson, Texas passed away on September 3, 2018 at the age of 78.

Visitation:  1:00 p.m., Friday, September 7, 2018 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel

Service:  2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home

Funeral home:  Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas

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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, to Anthony and Mabel (Clements) Vespa.

Anthony graduated from Lincoln Community High School in Lincoln in 1957. He received a bachelorís degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University. Anthony received masterís 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; 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 St. Jude Childrenís Hospital at stjude.org.

To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit TJMfuneral.com.

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