Frank B. Mizzi

April 25, 2012  

Frank B. Mizzi, 90, of Chase Lake Road, died Tuesday evening, April 24, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Utica.

A funeral Mass will be said 9:45 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, in Dix Hills, New York. Burial will be in Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Pinelawn. Calling hours are from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, and 2 to 4:30 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27, at the Claude R. Boyd/Caratozzolo Funeral Home, 1785 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park.

Born April 18, 1922, in Detroit, Mich., a son of the late Emmanuel and Rose Mizzi, he moved with his family to Malta at the age of five.

After serving with the Royal Air Force during World War II, Mr. Mizzi returned to Long Island.

He married Lillian Bartolo on May 30, 1952, in Queens, N.Y.

Mr. Mizzi worked for Wilson’s Machine Shop in Long Island City for over 30 years, retiring in the 1980s.

After retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Mizzi moved to Jensen Beach, Fla., enjoying 17 years there together

Mr. Mizzi was a family man, who enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed woodworking, and using his laptop computer.

Surviving are
his wife of nearly 60 years, Lillian; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Joan Mizzi, Glenfield, and Kenneth and Maria Mizzi, Dix Hills; four grandchildren, Adam and his wife, Michelle, Mizzi, Webster, Matthew Mizzi and his companion, Janelle Rinaldo, Rochester, Frank Mizzi and Liana Mizzi, Dix Hills, N.Y.

Two sisters, Nellie and Mary, and three brothers, Paul, Jerry and Vinny Mizzi, all died before him.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.