Clarence H. Rizzi
1923 - 2022
BORN
1923
DIED
2022
FUNERAL HOME
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
176 Clay Pike
North Huntingdon, PA
Clarence H. Rizzi, 98, of North Huntingdon, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Mercy Hospital. He was born April 3,1923, in Herminie, son of the late Peter and Eva (Couchenour) Rizzi. Clarence graduated Sewickley Township High School, Class of 1942, and from there joined the Navy, serving on the Minesweeper USS Salem, later renamed the USS Shawmut. Ship and crew saw action participating in both the invasion of North Africa and Italy, as well as action in the Pacific Theater Operations during the Second World War. On Feb. 2, 1950, Clarence married Helen Pavlik. Their progeny includes three children, Donald and Margie (Lichwa) Rizzi, Marilyn (Rizzi) Walther and Tim and Barbara (Rizzi) Timbrook. In addition, Clarence and Helen have 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Clarence retired from Columbia Gas Co., was a member of St. Stephen's Byzantine Church and, with wife, Helen, spent the winters together at their place in Lakeland, Fla. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Emily Timbrook; three sisters, Jane Fawcett, Betty Rizzi and Geraldine Rothwell; brother, Allen; and infant brother, Pete. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at the JAMES SHIRLEY FUNERAL HOME, 176 Clay Pike, with funeral liturgy at 10 a.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Irwin Union Cemetery. www.shirleyfuneralhome.com.
Published by Tribune Review on Jan. 14, 2022.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
16
Visitation
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA
Jan
16
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA
Jan
17
Liturgy
10:00a.m.
James W. Shirley Funeral Home
176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon, PA
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Dear Rizzi family, We are sending our deepest condolences to you and your family. Helen, Marilyn, Diane & Kyle , Lisa & Matt, Joanne & Mike and families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God watch over you and bring you peace and grace. Keep your memories close to your hearts. Clarence will be deeply missed. Loving condolences Pamela and Ron Skarphol
Ron and Pamela Skarphol
Family
January 20, 2022
My condolences. Heaven is getting alot of angels this year. Rest in peace with the Lord Uncle Rizzo.
Andrea Pavlik
January 18, 2022
I want to offer my sympathy to the family on their loss. I worked with as we all called him RIZZY at Columbia Gas for years he will be missed by all who knew him
Darryl Lender ( Muggs )
Work
January 14, 2022
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