Arthur E Rizzo

March 1, 1927 ~ September 24, 2020 (age 93)

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Rizzo, Arthur E. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on September 24, 2020.

Beloved husband for 70 years of Josephine "Tootsie" (Giuffre).

Devoted father of Deborah LiConti and husband Charles of NY, Arthur J. Rizzo of East Boston, Joseph J. Rizzo and late wife Marie of Reading.

Dear brother of Sophie Galardi of Revere, and the late Salvatore Rizzo, Carmella Lombardi, Florence Rizzo, Samuel Rizzo and Edith Mercurio.

Loving grandfather of 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. 

Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor Arthur's life by gathering at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home, 971 Saratoga Street East Boston MA 02128, on Monday September 28th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and again Tuesday morning at 8:30 AM before leaving in procession to St. Joseph-St. Lazarus Church, 59 Ashley Street East Boston MA 02128, for a mass celebrating Arthur's life at 10:00 AM. All other services will be private. 

All services will be held in accordance with Phase-3 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Face coverings are required to be worn in the funeral home and social distancing measures are encouraged. 

Arthur was a member of the Orient Heights Yacht Club, Fitton K.C Buddies Club and Holy Name St. Joseph- St. Lazarus Parish. Arthur was the proprietor of Pinball Arcade in the old Boston Garden for many years. He is loved and will be remembered by many.

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September 28, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Service
September 29, 2020

8:30 AM
Ruggiero Family Memorial Home
971 Saratoga Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Funeral Mass
September 29, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Joseph - St. Lazarus Church
59 Ashley St.
East Boston, MA 02128

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