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Michael J. Rizzo

October 27, 1955 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 65)


Michael J. Rizzo passed away surrounded by his loving family Wednesday, November 11, 2020. Beloved Husband of Louise Rizzo nee Tomasino. Devoted Father of Alexandra Rizzo, Joseph (Marissa Pileggi) Rizzo. Loving Son of the late Joseph and Yolanda Rizzo. Fond Grandfather of Gianna, Dominic and Olivia. Dear Brother of Joseph (Theresa) Rizzo, Cherished Brother in Law of Michael Tomasino, Louis (Barb) Tomasino, Tina (Jesse)Wiltz. Dear Uncle of Racquel, Michael, Jeanne, Angelise, Jessica, Alaina, Antoinette and Jillian. Cherished Godfather of 5.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Monday, November 16, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels  Mass of Christian Burial (WILL BE PRIVATE). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Michael’s personal tribute website at and sign his guestbook. If you chose to send flowers, please consider making donation in Michael’s name to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society or Northwestern Hospital.

Due to current health guidelines, WE REQUIRE THAT ALL GUESTS ENTERING THE BUILDING WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.  We ask that you exit the funeral home after paying your respects so that all visitors have an opportunity to do the same.  Please refrain from bringing food or beverages into the funeral home.  The coffee room is not available at this time. NO FOOD IS PERMITTED.

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November 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162


Leukemia/Lymphomas Society
954 W. Washington Blvd Suite 305, Chicago IL 60607

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 East Huron Street, Chicago IL 60611

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