Joseph J. Pizzo
Thursday, Nov. 8th, 2012 at the age of 79. Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Mikkelson). Loving father of Jodi Ristow, Christine O’Brien, Lisa (Tom) Girmscheid and Jami (Pete) Jorgenson. Preceded in death by his parents Giacomo and Catherine (nee Busalacchi), his sister Angela Nolan and brother Thomas. Further survived by 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, his brother Salvatore and sister Mary (Ramon) Hoffman, nieces, nephews, “honorary” nieces and nephews and many friends. Special friend of Joe Gudowicz. The family will receive visitors on Friday, Nov. 16 from 4-8 PM at the Funeral Home. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 AM at St. Roman Catholic Church, S. 20th St. & W. Bolivar Ave. Joe was a retiree of Evinrude and a graduate of Juneau H.S. class of 1951. If desired, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Cancer Center are suggested. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Dale Schaper and the loving care of Dr. Bobustic and his team and to Allay Hospice.