Denise Rizzuto

Obituary of Denise Rizzuto

Denise Rizzuto passed peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 6th 2019 after a long battle with cancer. Born on June 18th 1957, to Emilia and Carmine Rizzuto in Toronto, Ontario. Denise was a very smart, kind, and accomplished woman, graduating with a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting from the University of Wilfred Laurier, and going on to receive her Chartered Accountant designation. She excelled in her profession, and as well as a loving sister and aunt. She enjoyed travelling, from journeying across the globe, and volunteering with CIDA in Tanzania, Africa; to weekend trips with her sisters and nieces.

Denise is predeceased by her parents and brother Phil. She is survived by her siblings, Mary Ann, Cathy (John), Michael (Ngaan), and Barbara. Her nieces and nephews: Monique, Christopher, Matthew, Deanna, and Paul. As well as her many extended family and friends.

The family gives thanks to all the doctors, nurses, and medical staff who helped her through her journey.

At Denise’s request, there will be no funeral or service. A Celebration of Life will be held at Blessed Trinity Church hall (3220 Bayview Ave, North York), on Wednesday, August 14th at 1:00pm. Donations can be made in her name of a charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at


Celebration of Life

1:00 pm
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Blessed Trinity Church Hall
3220 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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