Rachel Louise Mangiafico
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Rachel Louise Mangiafico
  • January 19, 1927 - October 16, 2015
  • Livingston, New Jersey

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Rachel L. Mangiafico (nee Rizzo) of Ridgefield, CT, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 in the Laurel Ridge Healthcare Center in Ridgefield. She was 88 years old.
The visitation will be on Wednesday, October 21, at the LaMonica Memorial Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Avenue in Livingston, from 3pm-7pm with a service being held at 6 pm. Disposition services will be private.
Rachel was born in Paterson, NJ to the late Antoinette (nee Bonivitacola) and Guiseppe Rizzo and later lived in Newark, West Caldwell, and Toms River. Following the passing of her beloved husband, Frank S. Mangiafico in 2009, she relocated to Ridgefield, CT in 2010 to be near her daughter, Paula King.
A religious woman who loved and cherished her family, Rachel enjoyed cooking and being surrounded by those she loved dearly. She worked part time over a span of ten years for Ivers-Lee in Caldwell, NJ. Rachel was an avid reader.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by three brothers Carlo, Thomas, and Richard Rizzo and three sisters Lena Bafundo, Ann Delgado, and Rose Messerly.
Rachel is the loving mother of Frank Mangiafico and Paula King and her husband Ken, dear sister of Michael Rizzo, Edith Maskal, Jean Hanley, Gloria Tomcho, and Annette Bartek, and cherished grandmother of Kevin, Ryan, and Griffin King and Christopher, Jeffrey, and Jessica Mangiafico.