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Rita Mazzeo

1951-2013 STEPHENTOWN, NY Rita Elizabeth Musante Mazzeo, 62, died suddenly Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, after suffering a stroke at home. Born in Pittsfield, on November 11, 1951, she was the daughter of the late David and Stella Methe Musante. Rita was raised in Hindsdale, graduated from St. Agnes Parochial School in Dalton, and was a 1970 graduate of the Wahconah Regional High School. She later attended Berkshire Community College. Rita was a musician and the lead singer in many bands for over 25 years in the local area. She was employed as an administrative assistant for 13 years for McClave & Company, Inc. in Stephentown. She was also the manager and chief bartender at the Stephentown Hotel for 10 years, and enjoyed art and jewelry. Most of all she was a great wife and mother. She was the beloved wife of Robert R. Mazzeo whom she married on February 12, 1972 at Mount Carmel Church in Pittsfield, loving mother of Navairre K. Mazzeo of Stafford, Va., and Robert R. Mazzeo II of Stephentown, NY. Rita is survived by her three sisters Marie Musante of Leesburg, Va., Rosemary Musante of Alexandria, Va., and Antoinette Bosso of Beverly, Mass., as well as several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, November 30th at 1:00 pm at the Hall & Higgins Funeral Home, 457 NY 43, Stephentown, NY with Rev. John Close officiating. A calling hour will precede the service on Saturday from 12 -1 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department, 396 State Route 43, Stephentown, NY 12168. To light a candle or to sign the condolence book, please visit ParkerBrosMemorial.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 26, 2013
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