Comments for: Heart attack kills Philly cheesesteak stand owner

Posted Aug. 24, 2011, at 10:55 a.m.
Last modified Aug. 24, 2011, at 11:33 a.m.

PHILADELPHIA — Joey Vento, the owner of a landmark south Philadelphia cheesesteak stand who told customers to order in English, has died at age 71. Vento’s nephew Joseph Perno, a manager at Geno’s Steaks, told The Associated Press that Vento had a massive heart attack and died Tuesday. He said …

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