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Welcome to the memorial page for

Joseph Vincent Rizzo

June 10, 1964 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 53)

Joseph Vincent Rizzo, 53 of Newark, entered into eternal rest on November 10th at University Hospital, Newark.  Born in Newark, to the late Vincent J. Rizzo & Janice Barbusin, he was a lifelong resident.  He was employed as a Truck Driver for many years with Earth Co., in Newark and recently for Garden State Sanitation.  Joe loved nothing more than being around his family. Joe was born with a quick wit, sharp mind and irrepressible sense of humor that would serve him well throughout his life.


He is predeceased by his parents & step-parents; Joseph Barbusin & Marie Yannizello-Rizzo, and his nephew, Vincent Terrazzino. He is the beloved brother of Jimmy Rizzo & his wife, Jennifer, Kelly Charles & her husband, Donald & Dawn Terrazzino, loving uncle of Danielle, Donald, Sheree, Alyssa, Zachary, Gianna & Dominic, and ten great-nieces and nephews He is also survived by his loving companion, Tina Marie Kampolis & proud Godfather of Gianna Rose Rizzo.  


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14th at the Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home, 44 Bay Ave., Bloomfield, NJ. from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (Additional parking on Broughton Avenue). Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the funeral on Wednesday, November 15th at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church, Newark.  Cremation will be held in private.

 Service Information

November 14, 2017

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home & Cremation Service
44 Bay Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

Funeral Mass
November 15, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Church
243 Abington Avenue
Newark, NJ 07107

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