Joanne Rizzo of Mt. Vernon passed away on September 22, 20121. She was born in New Rochelle on September 30, 1955, to Charles and Marie Rizzo. Joanne is predeceased by her beloved son John. Loving mother of Michael (Ariel) Lucente; cherished grandmother of Jocelyn, Mae and Amelia; dear sister of Jeanne Rizzo, Barbara Gideon and Charles Rizzo; and the “Imas” and her nieces and nephews. Joanne loved to cook and her kindness, placing others first, will remain her legacy. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Testicular Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering (https://giving.mskcc.org/support-testicular-cancer-research-msk) or Calvary Hospital 1740 Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461 would be greatly appreciated.
“Loving My Sons Is What I Do Best” …. Joanne Rizzo
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