VICTORIA M. DEPIZZO
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POLAND - Victoria M. DePizzo, 95, formerly of Girard, passed away peacefully Monday morning, June 10, 2019, at Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family.
Victoria was born Nov. 25, 1923, in Girard, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Josephine Villoni Fusco, and was a lifelong area resident.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Mrs. DePizzo dedicated her life to raising and caring for her family.
She was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard, and was a member of the Catholic Womens Club and the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Club. Victoria was very active in the church, volunteering at bingo and at the church festivals, and she also volunteered in the school cafeteria.
She greatly enjoyed bowling and playing bocce, and her greatest joy came from the time she spent with her family.
Her husband of 55 years, John DePizzo, whom she married April 10, 1947, passed away August 8, 2002.
Mrs. DePizzo leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Jack (Nuggie) DePizzo of Canfield and Jerry DePizzo of Poland; a daughter, Joy (Jim) Timko of Poland; a daughter-in-law, Mary Ann DePizzo of Columbiana; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Victoria will be truly and sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Besides her husband, a son James DePizzo; a grandson, Louie DePizzo; a granddaughter, Deanna DePizzo; two brothers; and a sister, preceded Victoria in death.
Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, June 13, at St. Rose Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon.
Private interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown, where Victoria will be laid to rest next to her husband.
In lieu of flowers, the DePizzo family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH 44512, in Victorias name.
Victorias family would like to thank the staff of Victoria House, and of Hospice House, for the kindness shown and care given to Mrs. DePizzo.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Girard.
Please visit kinnickfuneralhome.com to view and share this obituary, and to send condolences online to Victorias family.
“Dear Jack, Nuggie and family, Our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy are with you and your family during this difficult time of loss.”
» Terri Marian on June 13, 2019
Our Deepest Sympathy
“Sweet Aunt Vickie what a wonderful life. I will miss her deeply and esp her laugh, which always made me laugh with her. She was a positive role model for me and often thanked her for being so. I already miss her our talks on the phone. To the DePizzo family, know that you do not mourn alone. Sorry Ron and I can not be together with you all to celebrate the wonderful memories of Aunt Vickie that live forever. RIP Aunt Vickie! Our Deepest Sympathy. Hugs, Connie and Ron Carrasco, Payson, Utah”
» Connie and Ron Carrasco on June 13, 2019
“She was a good friend & will be sadly missed”
» Tom Bettura & Patti Schreiber on June 12, 2019
Sending my sincere sympathies
“I had the honor and pleasure of being Vicky's Daughter-in-Law for 11 years, and a dear friend ever since. I always admired her strength and zest for life. I used to tell her she was my "Hero"! I will truly miss her and I know she is now in the presence of many loved ones who have passed. Rest in peace, Mom.”
» Sally Cully on June 12, 2019