Richard William Vessey of Lower Newtown, passed away with his family by his side at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Friday, August 27, 2021, at the age of 77 years. Brother of Basil (Marie), Josephine MacPherson and Leonard. Brother-in-law of Marie Vessey (Alfred, deceased). Richard is survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Frank and Agatha (Henry) Vessey and siblings Francis (Marie), Alfred and Michael and also by his brother-in-law John MacPherson. Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, Stratford. Due to current restrictions a private visitation and funeral service will be held. Interment in St. Michael's Parish Cemetery, Iona. Memorial donations may be made to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation (ICU) or the St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church, Iona.