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Andrew Frank Rizzo

October 14, 1950 March 5, 2013
Andrew Frank Rizzo
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Obituary for Andrew Frank Rizzo

Andrew Frank Rizzo Sr. (Big Wally) passed away March 5, 2013. He was 62 years old.

Born October 14, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, Andy was one of 11 children born to parents Peter and Beatrice (Wanzyk) Rizzo.

Andy is an Army veteran who proudly served his country in the Vietnam War. Andy had an extraordinary work ethic, He dedicated his career to General Motors Company where he performed on the assembly line, and Andrew was also a master mechanic and an accomplished auto body repairman. Andy loved the outdoors and had many adventures camping with his family. Andy was an avid Detroit Tigers and Red Wings fan, Andrew had an uncanny sense of humor that could bring laughter to a room no matter the situation.

Mr. Rizzo was preceded in death by his parents, his father in-law Don Davis and grandson Andrew James.

Andy devoted 39 years to the love of his life and his best friend Catherine (Davis), Big Wally is survived by his children Jennifer (Sean) Scarbrough, Katie (Zach Jacobs) Rizzo, Elizabeth (Marshall Armstead) Rizzo, Andrew Jr. (Amy) Rizzo and Matthew (Chelsea Dubey) Rizzo; grandchildren Kimberly, Jacob, Eric, Ethan, Adra, Cooper, Brandon, Justin, Mykenlie, Brooke, Marshall Jr., Stephanie, Kayla and Hailey; great-grandson Karter; 7 sisters, 3 brothers; many nieces, nephews and cousins; mother-in-law Mary Davis; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and extended Davis family.

Funeral Liturgy to be held at St. Patrick Parish, 711 Rickett Road, Brighton on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 10:30 AM. The Rev. Fr. Karl Pung to officiate. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 East Main Street, Brighton on Friday from 3 - 9 PM. Rosary 7:00 PM to be led by The Rev. Fr. Kevin O�Doherty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

For further information, please phone Lynch & Sons, Brighton at 810.229.2905.

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