Francesco “Frank” Rivezzi, 87, of Rumsey St., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday (May 30, 2018) at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St, Seneca Falls, NY on Friday (June 1) from 4 to 7 p.m. Frank’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday (June 2) at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Seneca Falls, with Reverend James Fennessy, Pastor, as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Columbkille Cemetery, Seneca Falls.
If desired, contributions may be made to the , Rochester and Finger Lakes Region, 435 Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620.
Frank, also known as “Ciccio,” was born in Giano Vetusto, Italy, on February 6, 1931. He was the son of the late Gaetano and Maria Rosa Migliozzi Rivezzi. He came to Seneca Falls at the age of 19 and later became the devoted husband of Irma Rivezzi for 51 years. He retired as a foundry moulder from Gould’s Pumps of Seneca Falls after 43 years of dedicated service. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, the Rumseyville Sportsmen’s Club & the S.M.S. all of Seneca Falls. Frank loved to garden and was especially proud of his garlic, pears, and grapes which he used for homemade wine. He was lovingly known as “Poppa” and his greatest joys were his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by four daughters Rosemaria Rivezzi and her husband, David Trithart of Potsdam, N.Y., Joanne Rivezzi Hardy of Hockessin, Del., Linda Brusso and her husband, Thomas Brusso of Rochester, N.Y., Delia Esce and her husband, Joe Esce of Liverpool, N.Y.; nine grandchildren Stephen (Teresa) Hardy, Elizabeth (Eric) Gauthier, Alexander (Natasha) Hardy, Albert (Douglas Umana) Trithart, William (Sarah) Trithart, Deziree Brusso, and Antoinette, Francesca, and Joey Esce; three great-grandchildren Giovanna Hardy, Annabelle Hardy, and Alice Trithart; two sisters Maria (Vincent) Cuccari of Seneca Falls, N.Y., Rosa (Mimi) Cammuso of Giano Vetusto, Italy; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased by his wife, Irma Saccone Rivezzi who died on October 30, 2006; three brothers Rocco, Giuseppe, and Gildo Rivezzi; and one sister, Anna Rivezzi.