Maxine Rizzo Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Maxine Frances Rizzo

February 25, 1955 - July 27, 2013
Obituary

Maxine "Max" Frances Rizzo, of New Fairfield lost her courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Danbury Hospital. She was born on February 25, 1955 in Danbury, CT. Maxine is predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Frances and Maxamillion Prinz and her mother, Josephine Kovacs. Maxine will be missed by her husband of 38 years, Richard and her daughter, Billie-Jo, of New Fairfield, CT. She also leaves behind her brother, Craig Kovacs, and his wife, Lori, of Southbury, her sister, Ann Kovacs, of Brookfield and her brother, Phil Prinz, and wife, Ann, of Brewster, NY. She will also be missed by her loving sisters in-law...
Maxine "Max" Frances Rizzo, of New Fairfield lost her courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Danbury Hospital. She was born on February 25, 1955 in Danbury, CT. Maxine is predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Frances and Maxamillion Prinz and her mother, Josephine Kovacs.

Maxine will be missed by her husband of 38 years, Richard and her daughter, Billie-Jo, of New Fairfield, CT. She also leaves behind her brother, Craig Kovacs, and his wife, Lori, of Southbury, her sister, Ann Kovacs, of Brookfield and her brother, Phil Prinz, and wife, Ann, of Brewster, NY. She will also be missed by her loving sisters in-law and brothers in-law and many nieces, nephews and special friends.

Retiring after 27 years of dedicated service to the Ridgefield, CT police department as a police officer, she found her passion as a homeland security officer. She was an avid bingo player and volunteer at St. Peter's Church and the VFW where she met many wonderful friends. She enjoyed the thrill of drag racing at many drag strips nationwide. She shared her knowledge and experiences by educating people on the dangers of drunk driving and speeding.

A memorial Mass will be held at St Peters' Church, Danbury on August 9, 2013 at 10:30 am. Entombment will follow at St Peter's Cemetery, Danbury. The family will receive friends and family in the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Danbury CT on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 4 PM to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate that contributions be made to help animals at the Best Friends Sanctuary, www.bestfriends.org. To sign a book of remembrance and offer condolences on line please visit www.thegreenfuneralhome.com

"Very saddened to hear of Maxine's illness and passing. She will continue to live in my memories of my teenage years. My heartfelt condolences to all." Sue (Scheer) McCormick (Port Orange, FL)

This Guest Book has 23 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

The News-Times
Rizzo, Maxine Frances. Maxine "Max" Frances Rizzo, of New Fairfield lost her courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Danbury...

Read obituary at The News-Times.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.