Rebecca Rizzo

Passed away on June 5, 2019

Rebecca "Reba" Rizzo of Peabody, entered into rest on Wednesday June 5, 2019 at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late Michael W. Rizzo, Sr.

Reba grew up in Malden, and raised her family in West Peabody. She loved to cook, bake, play piano, paint and cherished her time spent with family and friends.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen M. (Rizzo) Marsh and her husband, James E. Marsh, Jr. of Saugus; three sons, Michael W. Rizzo, Jr. and his wife, Jane (Gentile) of W. Peabody, Gerald A. Rizzo and his wife, Lisa (Ganz) of Delray Beach, Fla., and Paul Rizzo and Tami Ewing-Mackay of Beverly; five grandchildren, Matthew W. Rizzo and his wife, Alicia of Danvers, Genna M. Valeri and her husband, Dana of Beverly, Justin A. Rizzo and his wife, Alexandra of Orlando, Fla., Jonathan S. Rizzo of Amesbury and Janelle E. Marsh of Saugus; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Craig, Paige and Samuel Rizzo and Angelo and Josephine Valeri; a brother David Labovich of Lynn; sister in law Mary Rizzo of Stoneham; and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by three brothers, Melvin, Irving and Steven Labovich.; two brothers in law, Anthony R. Rizzo and his wife, Sylvia (D'Ambrosio) and Giacomo Rizzo and a sister in law, Madeline DiPinto and her husband, Salvatore.

A funeral service for Rebecca will be held on Tuesday June 11, 2019 at 10 AM at Stanetsky Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, MA followed by interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody, MA.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to: The Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health at the Peabody Council on Aging, 75 Central St., Ste R, Peabody, MA 01960.

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  • Chapel Funeral Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Interment Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Rebecca Rizzo

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