Rick Barzen

August 18, 1949 - April 21, 2024

Visitation: Friends will be received Wednesday April 24, 2024 from 2 until time of service at 7:30 PM at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy.

Rick Barzen, 74, of Ohio Township passed away on April 21, 2024. Son of the late Max and Ann Barzen; son in law of the late Al and Ruth Brimmeier; devoted husband of 52 years to Karen (Brimmeier) Barzen; cherished father to Rick (Christine Tedesco) Barzen, Beth (Ken) Wynne, and Jake (Phoebe) Barzen; proud grandfather to Kayla, Haley, Jenna, Johnny, Ava, Zach, Chase, and Allie; esteemed brother to Joanne (the late George), Maxine (the late Bob) Arlof, Denise (Dale) DeMarco, Cheryl (Denny) Woistman, Elaine (Joe) Lowrie, Nancy (Tim) Wise; uncle to many wonderful nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
Rick was a dedicated Marine who served his country with honor during the Vietnam War. He leaves behind a legacy of bravery, integrity, and love. As a pillar of our community his kindness and dedication touched countless lives through coaching sports, helping neighbors and any man woman or child in need. Rick was a compassionate soul who selflessly devoted his time to serving others. He volunteered with the Special Olympics, spreading joy and fostering inclusivity among athletes. His volunteer work at the VA hospital brought comfort and support to veterans in need. Rick’s legacy of generosity and service will forever be cherished by those he touched.
Above all Rick’s life revolved around the love he held for his wife and family. He was a beacon of strength, compassion, and unwavering support, always putting the needs of his loved ones above his own. His boundless love and guidance enriched the lives of all who knew him. Though he may be gone, his legacy of love and devotion will live on in the hearts of his family forever.
Friends will be received Wednesday April 24, 2024 from 2 PM until time of service at 7:30 PM at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Hwy.

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  • Jamie Lydon

    My condolences to the family Mr. Rick Barzan was a man’s man and a Brother Marine Marines Marine rest in peace brother Semper Fi 😢🙏🙏🙏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  • Paul Boeh

    I knew Rick from DLCO
    He also helped me with the VA.
    He always was trying to help someone in need! I am honored to have called him a friend ! My heart goes out to his family! I am out of town and will miss his funeral.
    God bless him!

  • Dave Susi

    We worked together in the Underground.
    I’ll remember him with a smile on my face. My life was definitely richer knowing him. Condolences to your family and friends. Your heading to your last post. You will be missed my friend. May God bless and comfort you and your family.

  • Daniel T Baker

    He was a good coworker to me,he always tried to help out the new guys who came to the Underground at Duquesne Light Co.

  • Robert Arlof

    We Miss you uncle Rick. The world is a worse place without you. You are a great man!

  • Gary & Sandy McMahon

    God Bless Karen, and Ricks whole family. We have all lost a wonderful man. Rick was my best friend and I’m absolutely devastated knowing that I will never be able to see him again, we were like brothers and my heart is broken. God Bless you Rick, I already miss you and I’ll never forget you.

  • Michelle and Ron Yusko

    Beth, We are so sorry for the loss of your Father . Prayers and Hugs to you during this emotional and difficult time . Heaven gained a Angel for sure .

  • Nathan Peters

    The family of Rick Barzen has my deepest condolences and may he RIP. He was always so nice to talk to at work.

  • Paul Shepherd

    Your Father & Husband and I grew
    Up together as kids…

    Part of the PV gang
    Playing Ball, Swimming. Just growing up… We each went our ways at Perry High, Has been a long time since we talked…now I guess it
    Will get longer..

    Rick was a good friend… and I am told
    A great Marine…


    Rest in Peace,

    Slow Hand SALUTE


  • William Boyd

    Sorry to hear of Rick’s passing. My brother Harry (PHS “67”) told me of the time he was with Rick on watch in Vietnam. Imagine seeing a fellow PHS friend halfway around the world. Rest in peace Rick.

    Boyd Family

  • Lou duffy

    I knew Rick at Duquesne light where we worked and meetings and events with the Marine corps Leaque he was always pleasant to be around bless you oooah !


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