Mr. Rizzo was the co-founder of the Rizzo Insurance Group of Revere
Daniel Rizzo, age 85, a Woburn resident for fifty years formerly of Revere, passed away peacefully, Monday, May 2, 2022 at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere following a short period of declining health. Danny, as he was affectionately known to his family and friends, was the beloved husband of Maureen A. (Richards) Rizzo and together they shared 64 years of marriage. Born in Winthrop he was the son of the late Domenic and Mary (Moschella) Rizzo.
Danny was raised and educated in Revere and was a graduate of Revere High School with the class of 1954. He worked for over sixty years in the Insurance Industry and in 1986 he cofounded the Rizzo Insurance Group of Revere.
Danny loved a good time and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, singing karaoke and all things Elvis Presley. Over the years he enjoyed many trips to Las Vegas with family and friends, where he loved to shoot craps and try his luck. He also enjoyed good food and loved caring for his pet dogs. Danny was also a member of both the VFW Mottolo Post 4524 of Revere and the Towanda Club of Woburn where he shared many laughs with friends. He will be greatly missed.
In addition to his beloved wife Maureen, Danny is survived by his children; Daniel Rizzo, former Mayor of Revere, and his wife Jane, of Revere, Paul D. Rizzo and his wife Joyce of Wakefield, and Lauren Rizzo of Middleton. He was the loving papa of Sarah Fairweather and her husband David of Woburn, Ryan Rizzo and his wife Michelle of Chester, NH, Nicholas Rizzo of Manchester, NH, twins Paul and Alanah Rizzo both of Wakefield. Loving great papa of Aryanna, Elayna and Evelyn Rizzo, Kyle and Ava Fairweather.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours at the McLaughlin – Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 60 Pleasant St., Woburn, Friday, May 6th, from 3 to 7 p.m. Services will conclude with a prayer service starting at 7 p.m. It has been requested that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Danny’s memory to the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 or www.northeastanimalshelter.org
This obituary has been reprinted from the DelloRusso Family Funeral Homes website.