Richard J. Sztaba, 70, of New Britain died peacefully on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in New Britain, son of the late John and Alexandra (Yackowski) Sztaba, he was a lifelong City resident. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the State of Connecticut.
His survivors include his sister and brother-in-law, Donna Marie and Greg Mazur of Plainville and two nephews, Brett Mazur with his wife, Jessica, of Windsor Locks and Bart Mazur with his wife, Julie, of Waterbury, and great nephew, Brandan Mazur.
His funeral service will be held Thursday, April 13, at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Cemetery Chapel, with military honors. Relatives and friends are invited to call Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Burritt Hill Funeral Home, 332 Burritt St., New Britain. To share a memory with his family, please visit us at www.burritthill.com .