Nina (Newton) Rizzo

February 11, 1940 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Nina Rizzo Obituary

Nina (Newton) Rizzo, of Pitcairn, peacefully passed on Friday, December 1, 2023, at the age of 83.
She was a loving sister and raised her brother as her son Donald (Diane) Newton and sister Ann Perera.  She was an adoring grandmother to Douglas Newton and Lindsay (Zack) Sprentz.  Great grandmother to Brooks Gaskins, Drew and Ryan Newton.  Aunt to Shae and Beth Ann Perera.  Cousins Jenny (Bill) Kocan, Virginia Trasoline and James (Debbie) McCrorey.  She is preceded in passing by parents, Murdo and Emma (Domingo) Newton, brother Murdo Newton Jr. and surrogate parents Dan and Ruth McCrorey.

She worked at Nigro’s restaurant until receiving her degree in Occupational Therapy Assisting. Nina’s father immigrated from Scotland and Nina was the first American born generation to receive a college degree. Nina was an avid Penguins hockey fan, loved watching Hallmark movies, enjoyed her Scottish heritage and sharing her home with her beloved cats.

Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, December 9, 2023, from 1pm – 2pm with a brief service to follow at 2pm at the Alfieri Funeral Home, Inc, 201 Marguerite Ave, Wilmerding, PA 15148, 412-824-4332. Nina will be laid to rest at Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. Please visit us at for online condolences. 

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December 11, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Alfieri Funeral Home Inc.
201 Marguerite Ave
Wilmerding, PA 15148


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