Santa DeVincenzi (née Rizzo), 87, of Dumont, NJ, died peacefully on April 25, 2020. Predeceased by her beloved husband, Andrew J. (2008). Loving mother of Andrew (Karin), Denise (Rony) Alvarado. Cherished grandmother of Steven Dahmer, Jennifer and Brooke DeVincenzi, and Daisy Alvarado. Dear sister of Raymond Rizzo and the late Lena Augello. Predeceased by her brother, Joseph Rizzo.
Santa was born on the Lower East Side of New York City to Gerlanda (née Mazzarella) and Salvatore Rizzo. She performed clerical duties at Whitehead Metals, NYC and at Bergen Pines Regional Hospital in Paramus for many years.
Due to the recent weather conditions, a memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, Sept. 11th, 2-6 PM, with a Prayer Service at 5:30 PM, at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Rd., River Edge, NJ. Cremation was private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Santa’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; www.stjude.org.