POUGHKEEPSIE - John Rizzo, 94, an area resident since 1993 and formerly of Mount Vernon, died on January 7, 2020 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.
Born in the Bronx on August 6, 1925, he was the son of Salvatore and Francesca (DeCrescenzo) Rizzo. John proudly served our country as a Seabee in the US Navy during World War II. He was employed as a warehouse manager for the Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company in Elmsford. John enjoyed golfing and bowling and was a member of the USBC.
John is survived by his sons and their wives, John and Rosanne Rizzo of Hopewell Junction, and Raymond and Jacqueline Rizzo of Mahopac; and his granddaughters, Taylor and Danielle.
Calling hours will be held on Monday from 10-11am at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. There will be a funeral service at 11am followed by interment in St. Denis Cemetery with military honors.
Memorial donation may be made to the Hudson Valley Honor Flight, P.O. Box 375, Walden, NY 12586.