Dennis Paul “Muzzy” Mazzanti, 80, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed peacefully on July 14, 2020. He was born on May 9, 1940 in Butler, PA, the son of Frank and Gertrude Mazzanti. Muzzy was a member of the Sons of Italy in Butler and a proud Navy veteran, who loved spending time with friends and family and watching his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.
He is survived by his children, Gina Lucas and husband James of Greensboro, NC, Mia Mazzanti and wife Eleonora of Los Angeles, CA, Christopher Mazzanti and wife Christina of Germantown, MD, brother David Mazzanti and wife Barbara of Conway, SC, brother Richard Mazzanti and wife Linda of Butler, PA, grandchildren Matthew, Megan, Anna and Blake. Also surviving are Tricia Yaguchi, whom he considered a daughter, ex-wife Glenda Gottfried, with whom he had remained close friends and numerous nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Mazzanti.
A celebration of life will be planned for a later date in Butler, PA.
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