June 22, 1933 – January 13, 2016

Marlboro, NY

Frances Rizzo Mahusky passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.

Frances was born on June 22, 1933 to Thomas and Frances (Dolan) Rizzo. She is a lifelong resident of Marlboro and of St. Mary’s Church where she was a volunteer at the food pantry.

A retired bookkeeper, her passions were travel, reading and baseball; especially the New York Yankees and watching her grandchildren participate on various teams/leagues.

Fran is survived by her husband, John Mahusky whom she married on October 2, 1955; sons: Michael (Susann) Mahusky of New Bloomfield, PA, Thomas (Kimberlee) Mahusky of Marlboro and daughter, Donna (Jeffrey) Ryan of Gray, ME. She is further survived by seven adored grandchildren: Jonathan M. Mahusky, Daniel G. Mahusky, Gregory T. Mahusky, Brendan T. Mahusky and Matthew J. Mahusky, all of Marlboro and Olivia F. Ryan of Rosenberg, TX and Abigail K. Ryan of Portland, ME. Also surviving is a niece, Joann Rizzo Chase of Tennessee and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by all her siblings: Joseph Rizzo, an infant; Alice Rizzo at age 12 and Thomas Rizzo, Jr. at age 24.

Calling hours will be held, today, Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at St. James-St. Mary’s Church, 1209 Route 9W, Marlboro with Father Thomas Dicks officiating. Entombment will follow in Cedar Hill Mausoleum, Middle Hope.

Memorial donations can be made to St. James-St. Mary’s Food Pantry, P.O. Box 730, Marlboro, NY 12542.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Carl J. DiDonato, Jr. of the DiDonato Funeral Service, Inc. 845-236-4300,

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