Darlene Ann Rizzuto, 65, died June 21, 2012 in Mesquite, NV. She was born April 22, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio to Ray and Mary Spence Jurkowski Kelly.
Darlene grew up in Brecksville, OH and graduated from Brecksville High School in 1965. She married Paul Paytas in Columbia Station, OH in 1967. They migrated to Las Vegas, NV in 1976 and then later to St. George, UT in 1981. They later divorced.
Darlene met Anthony Rizzuto, married in Las Vegas in 1990, he died in 1996. She moved to Mesquite in 1999. She worked for Shereen’s Hair & Nails for 12 years, she never took a sick day and was always concerned for her clients, she loved her ladies and was dedicated to them. She loved her home on Grapevine where
she was an avid gardener, and a wonderful cook. She loved her family and her "four legged grandson" Cleveland Brown.
Darlene is survived by her sons Dean and Dwayne Paytas of Mesquite, NV, three grandchildren, brothers Richard (Amy) Spence, Columbus, OH; Charles Spence, Maui, HI; and sister Nancy (Tim) Harrity, Macedonia, OH. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Arrangements are under the direction of Virgin Valley Mortuary, 320 E. Old Mill Rd., Mesquite, NV. A celebration of life and prayer will be held in her honor on Wednesday, June, 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m. at Virgin Valley Mortuary. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.virginvalleymortuary.com. [Please note the change in location for the celebration of life and prayer.]