Grace E. Bizzarri, 87, of St. Clairsville, OH, formerly of Fairpoint, OH, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Forest Hill Nursing Home, St. Clairsville. She was born May 2, 1926 in Fairpoint, a daughter of the late Jess and Domenica DeNardo Zaccagnini.
During WW II, Grace worked for the Selective Service, and later for Ohio Bell Telephone, Sargus Juvenile Detention Center and the Belmont County Sanitary Sewer District. She was a lifelong member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was active in the Catholic Womens Club, served on numerous charitable organizations, and active in the Belmont County Democrats; being a precinct judge for many years. She was also a member of the Fairpoint Polish Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert “Bob” Bizzarri; two sisters, Clara Vetula and Lena Hrica; two brothers, Louis and Mario Zaccagnini.
Surviving are a son Gregory Margaret Gianangeli Bizzarri of St. Clairsville; a granddaughter, Arin Scott Florence; a grandson, Aric Bizzarri; a great-grandson, Hunter Florence all of Columbus, OH; many nieces and nephews; and her very special lifelong friends known as the Fairpoint Internet Ladies.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 1-8 pm at Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville, where a Vigil Service will be held at 3 pm.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, 10 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fairpoint with Fr. Thomas Graven as celebrant. Entombment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Pleasant Grove, OH.
Special thank you to Forest Hill Nursing Home, North Hall and all those who aided her and loved her during her stay.
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Joseph Catholic Church or Cumberland Trail Fire District.
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