Bettie V (Volk) Rizzo

Born: Sun., Apr. 27, 1930
Died: Thu., Jul. 8, 2021


3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 11, 2021
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 12, 2021
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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Bettie V. (Volk) Rizzo, age 91, of North East, passed away on Thursday July 8, 2021 at her residence. She was born on April 27, 1930 in Waterford, Pennsylvania to the late Burdette H. and Edythe (Chelton) Volk. She graduated Corry High School and was formerly employed as a clerical secretary for the North East District Magistrate for 25 years. Bettie was a member of the C3 Church in Harborcreek. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, reading, gardening, and spending time with her family. Bettie was preceded in death by her husband Louis P. Rizzo; a  sister-in-law, Ann Volk; and a brother-in-law, Ronald Frontroth. She is survived by her children, Dennis Rizzo (Mary) of Lawrence Park, Gary Rizzo (Sandy) of North East, and Paula Gibbs (Russell) of Erie; a brother, Ronald M. Volk (Mae) of Aikon, S.C.; sisters, Leona Frontroth of Aikon, S.C. and Marion Parmenter (Larry) of North East; grandchildren, Karen, Tim, Kendrick, Brandon, Val, Nathan, Renee, Christian, and David; 16 great- grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; also several nieces and nephews. Bettie’s family would like to acknowledge the sincere professionalism and heartfelt care given by the Community Nursing Services of North East Hospice during her illness. Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and are invited to attend a funeral service on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Officiating the service is Pastor Joseph Chiarelli. Interment will be held at Grahamville Cem- etery. Please send condolences to

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Jan A Nagle
   Posted Sat July 17, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Bettie's passing. She and Lou were treasured and important friends to me and my late wife Robin when we first moved to North East. My condolences and best wishes to Bettie's loved ones.

Brenda Gregory Niehaus
   Posted Sun July 18, 2021
Dennis & family, my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Elaine P Karas-Shadle
   Posted Sat July 24, 2021
Paula...David....Christian and family. I am so sorry to have come across your recent loss. Sara thought very highly of your Mom/Grandma. I wish she had more contact between Cameron and his Great Grandma. Sending prayers to all of you.

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