Wilma Rizzi

1929 - 2023

Wilma Jean Rizzi passed away peacefully on February 8 th , 2023 in Winston Salem surrounded by her
family. Wilma Jean was born May 16 th , 1929 in Seattle, Washington. She is preceded in death by her
husband of 48 years Pasquale Rizzi, her sister Mary Way, brother Gordon Bevans, granddaughter Kellee Hall,
grandson Brian Rizzi, and great-grandson Eli Hall. She is survived by her 5 children,
Patrick Rizzi (Becky), Joanne Keinath (Art), Lisa Jackson (David), Paul Rizzi (Donna), Joseph
Rizzi (Suzette), 9 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. She is also survived by her 3 siblings Diane
Nelson, Pat Webb and Pete Bevans. Wilma was a devout Catholic her entire life. She enjoyed knitting,
quilting, and gardening and teaching home economics in her later years. She had a love for her many
pets over the years, the Durham Bulls, and of course, chocolate!


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