Moving tribute to Richard Mazzoni in Hazleton


HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A moving tribute to a man who died on the job.

49-year-old Richard Mazzoni lost his life last week in Hazleton while removing a dumpster. Today co-workers and other people in the waste reduction, recycling, and transfer industry paid tribute.

Large recycling and trash trucks from around the area lined up to take part in his funeral procession in Hazleton.

Mazzoni’s death happened as he was clearing a dumpster at Hazleton Plastic Factory.

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