We are very sad to report the sudden passing of Joe LiVecchi.
Joe was an institution at our company, having spent the last 57 years running our parts department which has become an indispensable part of our business. Reps, customers, suppliers, and especially his colleagues knew him for his absolute dedication to the job, his encyclopedic knowledge of our equipment, and, perhaps most of all, his unique personality and wit.
Among the hundreds of people Joe dealt with over the years, many didn’t see his deep devotion to his five children, nine grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. He gave countless hours to helping other people with the challenges he had successfully dealt with years ago and he encouraged and supported the younger people he worked with, much to their benefit.
It’s difficult to imagine the company without Joe. What he’s left behind, though, is an indelible legacy, a constellation of friends, and some of the fondest memories we’ve all had.
Behind our office is a field of irises, planted and tended to by Joe over the last few years, just because he enjoyed seeing things take root and grow. Thank you for this, Joe, and for all that you’ve given us. You will always be in our hearts.
Gene Wahl Sr.
Vibra Screw, Inc