Dr. Nicholas P. DePizzo died Friday, October 30, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born September 23, 1928 in Brier Hill to his parents Frank A. and Antionette Cuccarese DePizzo.
Dr. DePizzo was a graduate of The Rayen School and went on to earn his undergraduate from the University of Pittsburgh. He then, graduated from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Depizzo practiced family medicine for 43 years. He was a doctor for the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic and the Medical Director at Briarfield Nursing Facility. Dr. DePizzo was on staff at the Youngstown Osteopathic Hospital until it’s closing and Northside Medical Center. He was the team doctor for Liberty High School and retired from medicine in 2003. Dr. DePizzo was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and the American Osteopathic Association.
He was an avid football fan of Youngstown State University, the Cleveland Browns and would climb Cardiac Hill in Pittsburgh to attend a Pitt game. He loved the outdoors, especially gardening; he also loved his gadgets.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 61 years, Marcia Bianco DePizzo whom he married June 20, 1959. He will be sadly missed by his two daughters, Renee (Matthew) Simari of Boardman and Roselle (Kenneth) Walters of Girard; his four grandchildren, Megan and Matthew Simari, Alicia (Charles) Stewart, and Andrea (Grant) Herring; his five great grandchildren, Makenzie, Ava, and Brennan Stewart and Grayden and Henley Herring; his brother, Guy (Karen) DePizzo; many nieces and nephews; and his brother-in-law, Raymond Whalen. He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Dr. Nicholas P. DePizzo II; his parents; his two sisters, Connie DePizzo and Angie DePizzo; his brother, Joseph DePizzo; and his sister-in-law, Mary Whalen.
Private services were held yesterday at 11am in St. Anthony Church with Monsignor Michael Cariglio presiding with burial following in Belmont Park Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Dr. Thomas Albani, Dr. John J. Stefancin and staff at University Orthopedics, Specialized Senior Care, and Hospice of the Valley for their kindness and compassion.
Contributions may be made to Oblate Sisters, American Heart Association, or Fellows Riverside Gardens in Dr. DePizzo’s memory.
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