Elizabeth Rizzo



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Greece: Sunday, May 18, 2008 at age 86. Predeceased by her husband, Russell R. Rizzo; sister, Jenny Pracopcycz. Survived by her daughters, Marie (James) Sorrentino, Patricia (Robert) Font-Bach; brother, Frank (Ann) Catanzaretti; sisters, Frances Smith, Mary Dabkowski.; grandchildren, Christopher Sorrentino, Mark Sorrentino, Kristie (Kevin) Beach, Amy Font, Allison Font; several nieces and nephews. Elizabeth was a active member of St. John the Evangelist Church. She was a member of several community organizations within the Town of Greece. Elizabeth was a dedicated Registered Nurse for over 40 years. Friends may call Tuesday 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 9:30 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, 2400 Ridge Rd. West. Interment, Holy Ghost Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Elizabeth Rizzo Scholarship Fund, c/o Rochester Area Community Foundation, 500 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607 in her memory


  1. Linda Stiles on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    I just wanted you to know that your family is in my prayers!!! Memories are what keeps us going!!!! and faith!! Linda

  2. Terisa Walker(East House) on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Jim, my prayers go out to you and your family during this sorrowful occasion. Continue to find strengthen in your God. Terisa

  3. Shelley Hughes on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Marie & Patty – I am so sorry for your loss Aunt Libby was a wonderful person and a lot of fun to play games with Love,Shelley

  4. Jennifer DeRock on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    To the family of Libby – I have had the honor of knowing and working with your mother/gramma for the past six years. She was a dedicated volunteer for my program – STAGES. Libby has touched many childrens lives in such a heartfelt positve way. She will always be remembered for her yummies cookies and snacks. The children absolutely LOVED them and her for taking time to think of them! Libby also has touched my life in such a positive and inspirational way. She was so giving of herself and her time. I have always thought of her and the other lady volunteers as my extended family. She had such a big beautiful heart and always shared about her family and loved ones. I will truly miss her! With Sympathy – Jennie DeRock

  5. Patty Font on September 28, 2012 at 12:00 am

    You are so fortunate to have such a wonderful mother. She was always there for you thru all your difficult times – and you have all had plenty of those. I don’t know what you would have done without her. She was so caring and understanding. I don’t remember her ever saying an unkind word – always seeing the best in everyone and everything. I’ve always envied her endless energy!! I enjoyed all the holidays we spent together – Christmas Eve was always my favorite! I really think of her as family. I know she will be missed by so many people but especially by you her loving daughters and grandchildren. Take comfort in knowing how much she was loved. Treasure your memories. I wish I could be there today for you but know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Patty

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