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Anthony R. Rizzo, 61, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on July 7, 2016 at Mt. St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, NY. Born in Niagara Falls on September 20, 1954, he was the son of the late Russell and Elaine (Wise) Rizzo.
Anthony attended local schools and graduated from Bryant and Stratton Business Institute. On June 10, 1977, he married Gloria (Rizzo) Rizzo in Niagara Falls. Anthony was an accounting partner at the Brown Tax & Accounting firm in Lockport, NY until his retirement in 2014. Tony enjoyed fishing, and taking care of his home and cars. He was also a fan of the NHRA drag racing. Above all, Anthony enjoyed spending time with his loving family.
In addition to his wife of 39 years, Tony is survived by his daughter, Rachel (Douglas Hoopsick) Rizzo; along with two sisters, Cindy (Michael Benjamin) Rizzo and Marianne (Ronald) Trane, all of Niagara Falls, NY. He will be sadly missed by several other relatives and his many good friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 10th from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, where funeral services will follow on Monday at 12:30 PM. Interment in Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.
Published on July 8, 2016
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