Rita Dixon

Obituary of Rita M Dixon

DIXON - Rita M. (nee Russo) Of Amherst, NY, entered into rest April 21, 2022. Beloved wife of the late James G. Dixon; devoted mother of Marilyn (late Robert) Zahm, Robert (Anita) Dixon, Carolyn (Peter) Sutton, James Dixon, Mark (Colleen) Dixon, Helene Dixon and the late Marguerite Dixon; cherished grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of 14; loving sister of Sr. Patricia Russo, O.S.F., Judith (Albert) Gurgol, late Louis (late Norma) Russo, late Anthony Russo and late Francis (Marianne) Russo; also survived by many loving family and Hospice caregivers. Family and friends may visit LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Northtowns Chapel), 885 Niagara Falls Blvd. near Eggert, Amherst, NY on Thursday from 3-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Amelia’s Church, 210 St. Amelia Dr., Tonawanda, NY on Friday at 11:30 AM, which will be live streamed at stamelia.com. Please assemble at church. Entombment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Rita’s honor to Catholic Relief Services for the Ukraine Refugees at crs.org. At the request of the family, please wear a mask. Condolences at www.lombardofuneralhome.com