Vincenzo James Rizzo
(1882-1954)
Lucy D. Colallilo
(1896-1959)
Herman Nicholas Rizzo
(1924-1996)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lily Mary Marshall
2. Jean Louise Beecher

Herman Nicholas Rizzo 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 24 Dec 1924, Wilmington, New Castle, DE 2 5
  • Marriage (1): Lily Mary Marshall about 1944 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 1
  • Marriage (2): Jean Louise Beecher in Wilmington, New Castle, DE
  • Died: 22 Apr 1996, Wilmington, New Castle, DE at age 71 2 3 4
  • Buried: Wilmington, New Castle, DE 2

   FamilySearch ID: G61Z-S6N.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Employer: Amalgated Leather Co., Lancaster & Adams St., Wilmington, DE on 26 Dec 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 5

2. He was described as 5' 8" 129 lbs. Blue eyes black hair ruddy complexion scar on right leg on 26 Dec 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 5

3. Residence: 829 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington DE on 26 Dec 1942 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 5

4. Residence: 1946 Wilmington Directory: Rizzo Herman N (Lily M) leather wkr AL Co r 105 N Adams in 1946 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 6

5. Newspaper: News Journal: Divorces Granted Yesterday: Lily Mary Rizzo v. Herman N. Rizzo, extreme cruelty., 14 Nov 1946, Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 1

6. Census in 1950 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 7 The 1950 census recorded in an apartment at 110 North Adams Street: Herman M. Rizzo, leather tanning at leather manufacturer, 24, living with wife Jean L., 19, and daughter Jean, 1. Everyone was born in Delaware.

7. Residence: 1955 Wilmington Directory: 105 N Adams St., Wilmington, DE in 1955 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 8 There are 2 listings at the same address with different wives:
Rizzo Herman N (Lily M) leather wkr AL Co r 105 N Adams
Rizzo Herman N (Jean L) leather wkr AL Co r 105 N Adams
.

8. Residence: 105 S. Jackson St., Wilmington, DE on 22 Apr 1996 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 4

9. Obituary: News-Journal: obituary of Herman N. Rizzo on 23 Apr 1996 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 4 HERMAN N. RIZZO, 71, of 105 S. Jackson St., Wilmington, died Monday of heart failure in St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Rizzo, who was known as Chap, had been a groundskeeper at the DuPont Country Club for 17 years. He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, Wilmington. Survivors: wife of 47 years, Jean L. Beecher Rizzo; sons, Michael N. and Mark A., both of Wilmington; daughter, Jean L. Morris of Lewes; brothers, Joseph, Francis, Vincent, Albert and Lawrence, all of Wilmington; sister, Hilda Ceci of Wilmington; two granddaughters. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Paul's Catholic Church, Fourth and Jackson streets. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Burial: In Cathedral Cemetery, Lancaster Avenue. Contributions: St. Paul's Catholic Church, Wilmington.


Herman married Lily Mary Marshall about 1944 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE.1 The marriage ended in divorce on 13 Nov 1946. (Lily Mary Marshall was born on 15 Apr 1926 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 9 and died on 29 Apr 2005 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 9 10.)


Herman next married Jean Louise Beecher, daughter of Walter Cyrus Beecher Jr. and Gladys E. Walls, in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. (Jean Louise Beecher was born on 30 Jun 1930 in Lewes, Sussex, DE,11 12 died on 6 Jun 2007 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 3 12 and was buried on 12 Jun 2007 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE 3.)


Sources


1 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 14 Nov 1946, page 33.Divorce Herman N. Rizzo and Mary Rizzo.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112353986.

3 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 9 Jun 2007, page 15. Obituary of Jean L. Rizzo.

4 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 23 Apr 1996, page 14. Obituary of Herman N. Rizzo.

5 FamilySearch.org, United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Herman Nicholas Rizzo b. 24 Dec 1924 Wilmington DE.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1946 Wilmington DE Directory, printed page 715, online image 364.

7 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XLW-89DQ Herman M. Rizzo Wilmington DE.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1955 Wilmington DE Directory, printed page 641, online image 326.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Lily Mary Marshall aka Lilly Rizzo,aka Lily Mary Weber aka Lily Vandergrift b. 15 Apr 1926 d. 29 Apr 1926 father George H. Marshall mother Margaret R. Grant.

10 The News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware), 1 May 2005, page 23. Obituary of Lily Vandergrift.

11 1940 United States Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware; Roll: T627_549; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 4-11.

12 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112353991.



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