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Richard J. 'Rick' Zmetra
October 04, 2017


Richard J. ‘Rick’ Zmetra, 58, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at University of Mass/Memorial Hospital, University Campu in Worcester.
He leaves behind two sons, John R. and Neil M. Zmetra both of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a brother, Kenneth J. Zmetra and his long- time companion Kim Brill both of Brimfield.
He also leaves many cousins.
Rick was born in Webster, son of the late John J. and Theresa M. ‘Terry’ (Gonszowska) Zmetra. He was predeceased by a brother, James J. ‘Jay’ Zmetra who died in 2002.
Rich was a graduate of Marianapolis Preparatory School in Thompson, CT., and Embry Riddle College in Prescott, Arizona.
Rick enjoyed fishing and followed all sports, including the Patriots, baseball, hockey, and basketball.
There will be a calling hour on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 8:30-9:30 AM at the ROBERT J. MILLER FUNERAL HOME and LAKE CHAPEL, 366 School St. with a procession to St. Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb St. for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM, followed by interment at St. Joseph Garden of Peace Cemetery next to his parents and brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
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Robert J. Miller Funeral Home - Webster
366 School Street
Webster, MA 01570