Emily Celestine (Lottatore) Rizzo, 96, of Lexington, Massachusetts died peacefully December 28 th 2019 at home surrounded by family and by friends that love her dearly.
She was born December 1 st 1923 in Somerville, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of the late Anthony Lottatore and Maria C. (Suffredini) Lottatore. She was the fifth eldest of nine children; Nancy Valentino, Nazareno Lottatore, Anne Badessa, Angelo, John, Anthony, and Robert Lottatore . She is survived by her sister Edna Kruszkowski and her brother-in-law Russell Badessa. On December 1 st 1946 she married Leo J. Rizzo who passed on November 15 th , 2001. They celebrated 54 years of marriage.
She is survived by her three children John Rizzo, Janis Lupardo, and Paula Rizzo-Riley; daughter-in-law Donna Macdonald
Rizzo, son’s-in-law Neil Lupardo and Thomas Riley. Granddaughters Rebecca Lupardo & her husband Chuck Doerr, Elizabeth Sullivan, Leigh Riley & her husband Will Wrzosek and Nina Riley. Great-grandchildren, Sophia, Hazel, Jack, Jimmy, Charlie, C. C. and many nieces and nephews.
Mass will be held Saturday January 4 th , 2019 11:00 AM at Saint. Brigid’s Church 2001 Mass. Ave. Lexington, Massachusetts 02421.