Dominick Rizzitano
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Higgins Home for Funerals
752 Mountain Blvd.
Watchung, New Jersey, United States


10:00 am
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Blessed Sacrament Church
1890 Washington Valley Road
Martinsville, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Mary's Cemetery
Plainfield Avenue
Watchung, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Dominick J Rizzitano

Dominick J. Rizzitano, age 82, passed away on Sunday September 2, 2018 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia PA. Born and raised in Brooklyn New York, Dominick had resided in Spring Valley NY and Warren NJ for many years. For the past 15 years Dominick had spent his winters in Naples and Bonita Springs FL.

Dominick had received his bachelor’s degree in business management from the City College of New York. He was currently the President of American Distribution, Inc. in South River, NJ where he had been working for over 45 years.

Dominick was an active member of the Blessed Sacrament Church in Martinsville NJ. He was an officer of the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Hills Council #5959.  He was also an avid golfer and enjoyed boating

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Marie Rizzitano, two daughters Deborah Sharshan and her husband James and Darlene Brescia; a son Robert Rizzitano; two brothers Paul and Larry Rizzitano; a sister Angelina Vastardis. He is also survived by one grandson Alexander Vavrinec.

He is predeceased by his son in law Gregory Brescia.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday September 5 2018 from 4pm to 8 pm at Higgins Home for Funerals 752 Mountain Blvd. Watchung NJ 07069. The funeral services will begin on Thursday at 9am at the funeral home followed by a 10 am funeral mass at the Blessed Sacrament RC Church in Martinsville. The entombment will be at St. Mary’s Stony Hill RC Church Plainfield Ave. Watchung NJ.

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