James Rizzo

James Rizzo

Wednesday, December 8th, 1920 - Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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James Rizzo, 99, formerly of Linden, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Cranford Rehab & Nursing Center.

Born & raised in Cranford, he lived in Elizabeth and Linden before moving to the assisted living in Cranford. He served honorably in the US Army during WWII. James was employed for 25 years at Bristol-Myers and prior to that at Two Guys & Pyro Plastics. He was a parishioner of St John the Apostle Church, Linden and was very active in the church for many years and was a beloved & devoted father.

James was predeceased by his wife Pauline (Laccitelli); sisters Ann Smith & Jean Barton. Surviving are his daughters Janet Rizzo & Nancy Morey.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave, Roselle Park. For online condolences, please visit Burial will be private at Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth.

Memorial donations may be made in his name to St John the Apostle Church, 805 Pembrook Terrace, Linden, NJ 07035.
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    Graceland Memorial Park
    Galloping Hill Road
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Irenej Krayewsky

Posted at 10:54am
To Rizzo Families: Please accept my condolences to your loss. Jimmy was my father (Nestor) best friend and co-worker at Bristol-Myers in Hillside.

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