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Maria G. (DiPierro) Rizzo

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, June 23rd, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith Rizzo, Maria GHome for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere for Maria G. (DiPierro) Rizzo, who died unexpectedly on June 21st at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, she was 87 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, June 24th at 10:30, followed by a funeral mass at 11:30 a.m., In St. Anthony of Padua Church , 250 Revere St., Revere.

Born, raised & educated in Chiusano, San Domenico, Italy. Maria journeyed to America in 1966, accompanied by her husband & children. She and her family settled in Boston’s North End for 11 years before moving to Revere, where she remained for 39 years. She immediately began working as a seamstress for the Forecaster Clothing Company, where she worked for many years.  Maria took great pride in her home as well with taking care of her family. She enjoyed cooking for her family, giving her such great happiness & pleasure.

She is devoted wife of 65 years of Raffaele G.“Ralph” Rizzo, Loving mother of Antonietta Picardi & her husband Robert & Ermelindo “Lenny” Rizzo & his wife Maria all of Revere. Cherished grandmother of Amy Salvati & her husband Joseph of Salisbury, Robert A. Picardi, Raffaele “Ralph” Rizzo & his wife Melissa, Anthony Rizzo, Johnny Rizzo all of Revere & Linda (Rizzo) Fillion & her husband David of Salem. Adored Nonna of Julia, Ava, Dylan, Ryder, Jeannette & Melinda. She was the beloved sister of 9 late siblings. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, & grand nephews.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, June 23rd from 4: 00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, June 24th at 11:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere


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