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Joann L. Vizza

August 8, 1931 — September 3, 2010

Joann L. Vizza, 79, of Monessen, died Friday, September 3, 2010 in Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Mt Lebanon, following a long courageous battle with cancer.She was born in N. Belle Vernon on August 8, 1931, the daughter of the late Gino and Fabiola (Sylvester) Niccolai. Joann grew up in Belle Vernon and was a 1949 graduate of Vernon High School. She was a member of Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church in Monessen, and had worked as a clerk for the American Chain and Cable Co, Pages Plant in Monessen, and also at the Belle Vernon Foodland.She is survived by husband of 54 years, Joseph J. Vizza, two daughters and a son-in-law, Teresa and Paul Riskey of South Park, Jennifer Vizza of Southside Pittsburgh, two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph and Marcella Niccolai of Washington Twp., Harry and Bonnie Niccolai of Monessen, one sister, Kathleen McCullough of Belle Vernon, brother and sisters-in-law, Frank Vizza of Belle Vernon, Rosalie and Ralph Nicksich, and Dorothy Vizza, all of Monessen, and by numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Jean Boyce.Friends will be received on Sunday from 6 to 8 pm, and on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm in the Dalfonso-Billick Funeral Home Inc. and Cremation Services, 441 Reed Avenue Monessen, (724-684-8750).Services will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, beginning with a 9:30 am Blessing in the funeral home, followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass in Epiphany of Our Lord R. C. Church. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.Condolences accepted for the family at

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