James A. Vespa, 68, of Springfield, died at 1:26 pm, Monday, May 6, 2024 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. He was born March 11, 1956 in Springfield, IL, the son of Edward A. and Catherine (Neisewander) Vespa.

He is survived by one sister, Catherine Vespa of Crossville, TN; cousin, David Vespa of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Edward and David Vespa.

James worked in the hotel business for many years.

Visitation: 10 - 11 am, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Mass: 11:30 am, Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Brendan Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Illinois Foodbank.

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