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Richard G. Wise Jr

March 5, 1969 — December 2, 2023

Richard G. Wise Jr., 54, of Brackenridge, passed away following am 18 month battle with esophageal cancer.  He was born March 5, 1969, in Natrona Heights to the late Richard G. Wise Sr and Jo-Anne (Stanonis) Bourque.  Rick was a military brat spending a lot of his youth in Zwelbrucken, Germany.  He graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh as an AV Technician.  Rick enjoyed working as a sound and lighting tech for various local bands, but mostly with his Art Institute friend Heath Kipp and his cousin Bob Rotto.  Rick's sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.  Rick cared for his father before he passed away.  Rick is survived by his cat, "Norman', aunts, Karen (Mark) Valarik and Diane Dunnegan, uncle, Joseph Stanonis (Deb Brukner) and by numerous cousins.  

Services for Rick were private.  Arrangements were under the care of the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688.  To send an online condolence please visit

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