Vincent Risi, 84, passed away December 24, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lela; children, Ruth (Rick) Cortese of Pueblo, Debbie (Stuart) Marsh of Pueblo West, Peggy Risi of Lafayette, Colo., John (Margretta) Risi of Erie, Colo.; and grandchildren, David, Patrick, and Suzanne Marsh, and Madison and Jackson Risi. Vince taught refrigeration and air conditioning at Pueblo Community College from 1964-1991 and was well-known and respected throughout the HVAC industry in Pueblo. He was a self-made man and was passionate about music and his faith. Vince is loved and will be missed by all those he touched. In lieu of flowers and food, please make a donation in his memory direct to the charity of your choice. Celebration-of-life memorial from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in the Montgomery & Steward Banquet Hall, 1317 N. Main St. Stop by and share food and memories with us. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com ******

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  1. Ruth and Rick and John,
    Sincerely our deepest condolences to all of your family. Mr Risi will never be forgotten. He tought me everything I know about HVAC and also about being a good person. The Trades have certainly lost a hero, a pioneer and a ledgend. Not to mention a great father and husband.

  2. We are so sorry to hear about Vin. We know it is a difficult time right now and are thinking of all of you with love and prayers.

  3. Vin was a kind and helpful neighbor when I was growing up. He and Lela continued to help Milton and my mother, Mary for many years after they moved. Our condolences to Lela, Ruth, Debbie, Peggy and John.

    David Stevens
    Rochelle Fisher

  4. Those we love don’t go away,
    they walk beside us everyday.
    Unseen, unheard but always near.
    Still loved, still missed.

    we love you and miss you Uncle Vinny

  5. We send our thoughts and prayers to all of you for the loss of Vin.
    He was a good neighbor and friend.

    John and Virginia Skube

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