Guido G. Rizzo


Guido G. Rizzo, 77, died May 20, 2012 in Naples, Florida, his place of residency. He was the beloved husband for 51 years of Joanne A. (Bryson) Rizzo.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Pietro and Angelina (Valente) Rizzo. Mr. Rizzo was a financial advisor, retiring from Smith-Barney in1999. He was a veteran serving with the United States Navy and was associated with numerous local and national civic and political organizations.

Besides his wife, he leaves two sons Peter B. Rizzo, Esq. and his wife, Gina, and Guy C. Rizzo, Esq. He was the grandfather of Arianna, Guy, Nick and Trish Rizzo; brother of Michelena Rizzo. He also leaves many close and loving relatives throughout the United States and Italy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 2nd at 9 a.m. in St. Mary Star of the Sea, 864 Point Judith Rd,. Narragansett. Interment with military honors in the Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the South County Habitat for Humanity Rhode Island 1555, Shannock, RI 02875. Information and condolences, visit


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