Julia Wilcox Rizzo, 83, of New Milford, PA passed away peacefully on September 28, 2023 with her children by her side. She was predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Eugene; brothers, Hoyt and Lee Wilcox.
Julia is survived by her three children, Eugene (Eileen) Rizzo Jr., Dean (Susan) Rizzo, Patricia Rizzo; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Paula Adams; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
Julia graduated from Harford High School in 1959 and married the love of her life that year. She went to college while raising her children and worked as a dental hygienist for over 30 years. Julia was also a gifted artist, an avid reader, a beloved friend and enjoyed long walks and music. She was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. Julia was the epitome of endurance, strength, gentleness and kindness. Her positivity, encouragement and warm smile are her legacy and will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, New Milford, PA at a later date. Please watch www.tuttleyeisleyfuneralhome.com for the date and time as it is available.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to: St. Mark's Episcopal Church or Pratt Memorial Library, both of New Milford, or Mercy House of the Southern Tier, in Endicott, NY.