Shirley Ann Rizzo


Mrs. Shirley Ann  Rizzo

Otisville, NY


Mrs. Shirley Ann Rizzo of Otisville, NY died Monday, November 15, 2021 at Garnet Health Medical Center.  She was 86.

She was born December 14, 1934 in Kinnelon, New Jersey the daughter of the late Jesse Sisco and the late Erma Weaver Sisco.

Shirley was happily married to the love of her life, Philip Rizzo, on November 19, 1955 and remained married for 39 years before his passing in 1994.

Shirley was a member of the Senior Exercise Group at the Otisville Senior Center in Otisville, NY.

She truly enjoyed her work as a Food Demo Associate at Sam’s Club in Middletown, NY.

A family statement read: Shirley was a loving mother, who always put her family first. She will be remembered by everyone who met her for her Sassiness. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also loved to watch NASCAR and gambling, from a friendly game of Bingo to the slots in Las Vegas, she loved it all.


Surviving are:

Her 2 sons; Philip Rizzo and his wife Dena of Bella Vista, AR,

Michael Rizzo and his wife Sherry of Vernon, NJ

and her daughter, Melody Velie and her husband Alan of Otisville, NY

and many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Shirley is predeceased by her beloved son Derrick Rizzo and her grandson Michael Velie.  


Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.


Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. 845- 856-5191. For more information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit