Obituary: Michael R. Izzo

Friday, November 30, 2018


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Michael R. Izzo, 76, of Cranston, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the home of their daughter in West Warwick. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Brown ) Izzo. 

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Domenic and Olga E. (Papitto) Izzo. Michael was a director at Lifespan for many years, as well as a longtime teacher at CCRI. Michael was also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and was an active parishioner and choir member of St. Brigid’s Church in Johnston.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his loving children Lisa-Marie Izzo of West Warwick, David Michael Izzo of Cranston and his companion Barbara M. Mazza; his dear brother Stephen J. Izzo and his wife Nancy A. Izzo of Cranston; and his cherished grandson Michael David Izzo of Cranston. He was also the loving uncle of Stephanie N. Izzo, Stacia M. Izzo, John T. O’Donnell, Louis B. O’Donnell, Robert E. O’Donnell, and Edward F. O’Donnell.

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His funeral will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m in Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston.       

Burial with military honors will take place in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Visiting hours are Monday morning 8:30 to 9:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Navy & Marine Corps Relief Society, P.O. Box 37410, Baltimore, Maryland, 2198-9208.

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