Masako Rizzo

Posted On December 27th, 2012 -

MASAKO RIZZO Masako Rizzo passed away peacefully at her home in Honolulu on December 17, 2012, at the age of 83. Born in Tokyo, Japan, on March 9, 1929, she was one of eight children born to Tsunekichi and Mitsu Uehara. She was an adventurous and courageous woman who loved life, her family, and her friends. She shared her passion for golf, travel, flowers, and food with all who knew her. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank Rizzo, and is survived by her daughter Rose (John) Reed, son Anthony (Yaeko) Rizzo, grandchildren Nina Rizzo, Donald Rizzo, Christina Reed, John Rizzo, and Ray Rizzo. She will forever be in the hearts of all who knew and loved her. Private services will be held. The family respectfully requests no flowers or monetary gifts. And respectfully suggests, for those who wish, to forward donations to one of the following: Hospice Hawaii, 860 Iwilei Road, Honolulu, HI 96817 http://www.hospicehawaii.org Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite #1509, New York, NY 10018 http://www.pdf.org


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