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Gilda Rizzo

February 21, 2018

Service Date: March 2, 2018

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m., with a Service to follow at 11:00 a.m.

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Gilda Rizzo of Cranston passed peacefully on February 21, 2018 at the age of 95. Gilda was predeceased in death by her husband, Anthony Joseph Rizzo; children, Elaine Haire and Henry Ronald Rizzo; and sister Anna Rizzo Gargaro, as well as her partner of many years, Vincenzo DeAngelis. To celebrate her life, she leaves behind her sisters, Lillian Rizzo Mollo and Viola Rizzo Maccarone (Albert), daughter Janis Rizzo, and grandchildren Terri Sanchez (Oscar); Jeffrey Haire; and Jaclyn, Alexandra, Mark, and Scott Reilman; great-grandchildren Kirstin Sanchez, and Paige and Taylor Haire; and numerous nieces and nephews. Born in Providence to Emilia DiLibero and Giovanni Rizzo, Gilda will be remembered for her love of family and friends, as well as her passion for dancing, volunteering, and travel.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday at 9:30am at the Winfield & Sons Funeral Home, 571 W Greenville Rd, Scituate with a remembrance service at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider an act of service in Gilda’s memory.