HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. – Jean Altizio, of Hopewell Junction, died Monday, Jan. 25, at the Waterview Hills Nursing Center in Purdys. She was 90.
She previously lived in Hyde Park, Greenville, Mahopac, Valhalla and the Bronx.
She was born in the Bronx on Oct. 22, 1925, to Salvatore and Rose (Vaccaro) Pizzo.
On March 3, 1946, in the Bronx, she married Patrick R. Altizio.
She had worked as a dental assistant, hospital admissions clerk and later as a librarian in Greenville and Cairo. Along with her husband, Patrick, she founded the Higher Ground Christian Center in Greenville in 1982.
Her husband died in 1991.
She is survived by her sons and their wives, Leonard and Barbara Altizio of White Plains, Kenneth and Lynn Altizio of Mahopac and Thomas and Janice Altizio of Hopewell Junction; her grandchildren, Daniel and Rachel Altizio; and her brother, Raymond Pizzo.
Calling hours will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction, with the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Poughkeepsie.
Donations may be made in her memory to International Accelerated Missions (IAM) 114 Rock Road, Berne, NY 12023, which provides food to impoverished nations.
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