Shirley L. Rizzardi, 79, of Warren, PA. died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon, June 2, 2015 at the Warren Manor Nursing Home. She was born September 16, 1935 in Valier, PA. She was the daughter of Wasily and Mary Jurcenko Kaleina.
Shirley was a Warren area resident for the past 61 years and was a 1953 graduate of Punxsutawney High School. She was employed with the former G.T.E. Sylvania, in the molding department retiring after 30 years employment. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church. She and her husband enjoyed polka music and traveling.
Shirley thoroughly loved being a wife, mother and grandmother, her family was her whole life.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Louis F. Rizzardi whom she married June 2, 1956 in Warren, PA., 2 Children – Shirleen Keller and husband, Gregg, Louis M. Rizzardi and wife, Penny all of Warren, PA., 2 Sisters – Helen Marie Pantuso of Bradford, PA., Catherine Heitzenrater of Coraopolis, PA., 3 Grandchildren – Katelyn E. Typhair and husband, George of Depew, N.Y., Morgan Rizzardi of Saxonburg, PA., Ryan M. Rizzardi of Warren, PA., several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother – George Kaleina.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., at 10:00 A.M. by Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor.
Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com