Christina M. Rizzo

PORTLAND – Christina M. (Schrader) Rizzo, age 84, of Portland, NY, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Absolut Care of Westfield, NY.

She is survived by her daughter: Judith M. Helman of Westfield, NY and her two sons: Frank T. Rizzo, III of Alachua, FL, and Michael L. Rizzo of Portland, NY. She was the proud grandmother of six grandchildren that include: Andrew Rizzo of Gainesville, FL, Lindsay Rizzo of Alachua, FL, Michael L. Rizzo, Jr., and Erica Rizzo both of Portland, NY, James Helman of Tonawanda, NY, and RaeKel Helman of Westfield, NY, as well as her great grandson, Aric Jett Rizzo of Gainesville, FL. Christina is further survived by her sister, Doris Ferry of Fredonia, NY.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank T. Rizzo, Jr., whom she married on Nov. 13, 1948 and who died on January 31, 2012; her brothers, Howard and Harold Schrader; and her three sisters, Geraldine Frommer, Gertrude Tenamore and Irene Jones.

Friends may call at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 11AM until the time of services there at 1:00 PM with Rev. David Lilley officiating. Burial will be in Portland Evergreen Cemetery.

Family suggests memorials be made to Portland Vol. Fire Dept., Portland, NY 14769.

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