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Russell Rizzo

May 20, 1927 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 92)

Obituary

Russell Rizzo, 92, of Arnold, passed away Saturday, December 28, 2019. He was born May 20, 1927, in Jamestown, NY, to the late Frank and Jennie (Palermo) Rizzo. Loving husband of the late Marian (Longo) Rizzo; beloved father of two sons Samuel & Richard of Arnold, two daughters Judy (Charles) Settle of Lower Burrell, and Margie (Patrick) Murray of Springdale; grandfather of Vincent Rizzo, Tim Settle, Sara (Aaron) Gardone, Jennifer Stiveson (Brian) Hixenbaugh, Ashley Rizzo, and Caroline (Matthew) Stromberg; great grandfather of 11; dear brother of the late Della, Verna, Frances, Paul, Vern, and David. Russell was also preceded in death by a grandson Patrick Murray and a son-in-law Roger Stiveson. 
Russell served proudly in the US military as a Marine, after which he worked for Allegheny Ludlum for 40 years.   He enjoyed playing the piano, reading, and his grandchildren.  In his younger years he enjoyed traveling .

Friends and family will be received from 10 am until the time of a blessing service at 1 pm Tuesday, at RJ SLATER IV FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 1000 Freeport Road, New Kensington (724-335-0100).  Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Online condolences can be left at www.rjslater.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
December 31, 2019

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1000 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Blessing Service
Tuesday
December 31, 2019

1:00 PM
RJ Slater IV Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1000 Freeport Road
New Kensington, PA 15068

Committal Service
Tuesday
December 31, 2019

1:45 PM
Union Cemetery
2030 Freeport Rd
Arnold, PA 15068

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