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Service Details

Visitation:

Friday, November 10, 2017
10:00 am to 11:00 am
St. Anthony Catholic Church
15 Indianola Road
Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Friday, November 10, 2017
11:00 am
St. Anthony Catholic Church
15 Indianola Road
Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Elizabeth Ann Gazzo Elizabeth Ann Gazzo, 68, passed away peacefully with her mother and sister at her side on November 5, 2017 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.

Elizabeth was born November 24, 1948 in Des Moines to Joseph and Gloria (Graham) Gazzo. Her life spanned the full spectrum, overcoming many obstacles yet living a full and complete life. She graduated from Lincoln High School and attended Drake University. She left Iowa to work in Washington, D.C. for then Senator John Culver. She later retired from the Peace Corps where she had worked for the Office of Recruitment. She returned home to be close to family and friends. Elizabeth so enjoyed entertaining and loved to host gatherings for her cousins and her friends.

Elizabeth is survived by her mother, Gloria Sullivan; sister, Mary Jo Gazzo; nephews, Joseph and Michael Moore: aunt, Virginia (Graham) Switzer: and a host of extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Gazzo and her grandparents.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11a.m. at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 15 Indianola Road. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Animal Rescue League in loving memory of Elizabeth.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com