On Sunday, March 29, 2020, Patricia Clara (Rizzo) Walz, 79, of Glen Burnie, passed away peacefully at home. Patricia was born on October 13, 1940 in Baltimore to the late John and Frances A. (Nedeloff) Rizzo. She had been employed with Sears in Glen Burnie for many years when she was younger. Patricia was a member of the Ferndale Club, Glen Burnie Moose Lodge # 1456, and the Glen Burnie American Legion, Post #40, Women’s Auxiliary. In her spare time, Patricia enjoyed gambling, whether it be at the Horseshoe Casino or going to Atlantic City; watching TV with her family, which usually was the Food Network or Forensic Files; traveling with her late husband, Harry Walz, Sr., to Hawaii, Las Vegas, Virginia, and Ohio, where she enjoyed visiting the Air Force Museum; in their younger years, they used to go out dancing and enjoyed going to air shows; she also enjoyed sitting outside, reading crime books on her Kindle. Over the years, her family included many dogs that lived for a long time. Patricia looked forward to large family get-togethers, where she would enjoy spending time with her entire family, especially her granddaughter, Savannah.
She is survived by her two sons, Harry Walz, Jr. and Don Walz; one granddaughter, Savannah; and one brother, Sam Rizzo.
Patricia is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Walz, Sr.; parents, John and Fran Rizzo; and one sister, Katherine Sykes.
Services are private at the request of the family.
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