Gretta Shirley Rizzi

Published: Monday, September 16, 2013 at 02:49 PM.

Gretta Shirley Rizzi, 85, of Morehead City, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, surrounded by family at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

She was born on April 15, 1928, in Patchogue, N.Y., and was a member of St. Egbert Catholic Church.

Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Egbert Catholic Church, Morehead City, with the Rev. Thomas R. Davis officiating.

She is survived by her husband, Vincent Angelo Rizzi; one daughter, Maryanne Castagna of Morehead City; two sons, Vincent L. Rizzi of Newport and Robert Rizzi of Patchogue, N.Y.; one sister, Rose Carlson of Morehead City; one brother, Raymond A. Williams Jr. of Arizona; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to St. Egbert Catholic Church, 1706 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

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