Albert Vega, Youngstown, Ohio Obituary


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Albert L. Vega, 77, died peacefully at home with his family on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Albert was born on July 17, 1943 in Coamo, Puerto Rico, to Florencio and Engracia Vitalis Vega.

He came to the area as a small child. Albert worked for General Motors in the factory for 30 years until he retired.

Albert was a jack-of-all-trades and could do almost anything. In his spare time he enjoyed working in the garden and painting houses.

His wife, the former Pamela Wilkie, whom he married on December 13, 1968, died on February 7, 2019.

Albert has two sons, Vincent P. Vega from Youngstown and David (Colleen) Vega from Austintown; Sister Carmen (Rufino) Rodriguez of Canfield; three brothers, Carlos Vega of Puerto Rico, Florencio, Jr. (Darcy) Vega of Florida, and Kenny (Barbara) Vega of Boardman and three grandchildren, Jacqueline, Cassandra, and David Vega, Jr.

In death he was preceded by his parents and three brothers Frank, Ovidio and Luis Vega.

Family and friends can call Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel on Sunday, June 6, 2021, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The funeral will take place on Monday, June 7th, 2021 at 11.00 a.m. in the funeral home.

The family has requested that material tributes be donated to the Hospice of the Valley, 5191 Market Street Boardman, OH 44512.

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