Born March 23rd, 1929 in Francavilla Angitola, Italy passed away on January 5th, 2022 at 92 years old, 2 months short of his 93rd Birthday. He was surrounded by his family in New Rochelle, NY. He is pre deceased by his parents, Maria Consiglia Sisi and Paolo Pizzonia. His two brothers, Giacomo Pizzonia (Maria) and Foca Pizzonia (Nina). He is survived by his loving and supportive wife, Anna Pizzonia, his daughter, Maria DiDonato (Stephen) Daughter Giuliana Mendola and his son Paolo Pizzonia. His Grandchildren, Erica (Joseph) Gloria (Eric) Thomas (Alana) Melissa (Michael) Sabrina, Danielle (Anthony) Zachary and Brian, who will always remember him as their “Nonno.” As well as his 8 Great Grandchildren who all loved him dearly. He will watch over Thomas and Alana’s twins arriving in March. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In 1960 he married the love of his life, Anna Caruso. They would have been married 62 years this April. They moved to Trieste in 1962 where he worked at the Port for 10 years before leaving for America. He was then proudly an employer for the village of Pelham Manor for 21 years. He was loved by his boss and coworkers, who always spoke of what a hard worker he was. He had the pleasure of spending time with his Great Grandchildren. He would recite his poems he learned as a child, march through the house with them and watch them with so much love in his eyes. His spare time was spent in the garden growing delicious fruits and vegetables and making homemade wine for us all to enjoy.
He had a sweet, genuine soul and lived a full life of love and fond memories. He will live on in our hearts forever.
Visiting Sunday 3-7pm
Mass Monday 10:30am Blessed Sacrament Church
Interment Beechwoods cemetery