Maria Vigna Rizzuti entered into eternal rest on February 23, 2021. She was 78.
Maria was born in Italy on March 19, 1942 to Salvatore and Emilia Vigna. She was one of eight children. She was married to her loving husband Pietro Rizzuti for 65 years and during that time had four children.
She migrated with three of her children from Italy to New Rochelle, NY in 1968. Her husband followed a year later and they continued to grow as a family with the birth of their fourth child.
She worked for 15 years at a cosmetic factory in New Rochelle that made powder puffs. She loved spending time with her family and knitting.
She is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, Patricia Boylan, Luciano Rizzuti, Gabriella Rizzuti, Francesco Rizzuti; daughter-in-law Jo Ann Rizzuti; grandchildren Salvatore, Amanda, Thomas, Anthony, Maria Gabriella, Peter, Maria, Michael, Peyton; great-grandchildren Daniella, Justin, Addison, Dominick, Nolan, Elena and her brother Joseph Vigna.
She was predeceased by her grandaughter Daniella.
Visitation is Sunday, March 7, 2021 from 4 to 8 pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Place in New Rochelle, NY. The funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph’s Church, 280 Washington Avenue, New Rochelle at 10:30 am on Monday, March 8th.