Labenski Funeral Home

107 Boswell Avenue, Norwich, CT


Florence Rose Rizzuto

July 25, 1924September 6, 2019

NORWICH – Florence “Jackie” Rizzuto, 95, entered eternal rest on Friday at Apple Rehab in Uncasville, CT.

She was born in Norwich on July 25, 1924 to the late Frank and Fannie (Domaleski) Bellisle. Jackie attended St Mary’s School and graduated from N.F.A. in 1942. On April 12, 1946 at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville she was united in marriage to John Rizzuto. He predeceased her on July 24, 2004.

Jackie was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Greenville and active in the Rosary Society and Council of Catholic Women. She also enjoyed shopping, the beach, decorating with flowers and her many trips to Florida.

She is survived by her daughter Jody Rizzuto, her sister; Shirley Sajkowicz and several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was also predeceased by her sister; Catherine Jackson and her brothers; Richard “Buster” Bellisle and Raymond Bellisle.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Sept 9th at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Church, 70 Central Ave., Norwich, CT. Visitation will be held the same day from 8:30am – 9:30am at the Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Av., Norwich, CT. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, 815 Boswell Ave., Norwich, CT.

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  • Calling Hours / Visitation Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Burial Monday, September 9, 2019


Florence Rose Rizzuto

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Carol Farrell

September 8, 2019

Jody, So sorry about your Mom but she lived a good life because of you. You were truly a treasure to her. May she Rest In Peace.