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Steve Vricella

Steve Vricella

Aug 15, 1961 - Jun 11, 2021

Steve Vricella

Steve Vricella

Aug 15, 1961 - Jun 11, 2021


Steve Vricella - Obituary

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tephen Frank Vricella (Steve), passed away Friday, June 11, after a year-long battle with cancer. Steve was born August 15, 1961 in Long Island, New York, the fourth of five children to Jerry and Esther Vricella. The family moved to Maryland in 1964, where Steve attended Fort Foote Elementary and Oxon Hill Junior and Senior High Schools. He also attended Prince George's Community College. During his decades-long sales career, Steve was the recipient of numerous Salesman of the Year awards, as well as many bonus trips; Japan, Germany, and a cruise aboard the QEII were among his favorites. He was able to fulfill his career goals by becoming a business owner, and later an independent sales representative. His passions included coaching his children's sports teams, ping-pong, drumming, and cooking, especially making homemade pasta with the hand-operated machine his beloved Aunt Rose and Uncle Vincent gave him. He cherished time spent with his large family and many friends, a good debate, and the sharing of ideas. Steve is preceded in death by his parents Jerry and Esther, and his brother Paul. Surviving family members include his children Nick and Stephanie (John), sister Dina (Andre), and brothers Rob and Gene (Jill), numerous nephews and nieces, Donna, and many other loving family members. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Steve's life on Wednesday, June 16 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday, June 17 at 11:30 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 515 Loch Haven Rd., Edgewater, MD. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Capital Caring Health, 3180 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 500, Falls Church, VA 22042. Online tributes and condolences can be made by using the link on this page.

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