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Emily Rizzo

December 1, 1923 — December 28, 2019

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.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the LABBB program or Lexington Lions Club.

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