Stephen D. DiZio MD
Date of Passing:
DiZio, Stephen D., MD, 72, of Noble Avenue, Barrington, died unexpectedly on March 19, 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. He was the beloved husband of Carol Ann (Zimmerman) DiZio.
Born in Newark, NJ, a son of the late Joseph S. and Antonette (Paserchia) DiZio, he lived in Barrington for 43 years previously residing in Bristol.
Dr. DiZio was the Medical Director and a Psychiatry Specialist for the Community Care Alliance of Rhode Island, Woonsocket for 38 years before retiring in 2022. He previously had a private practice in Providence.
Stephen was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering Class of 1972 and a graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Class of 1976.
Dr. DiZio was a communicant of St. Luke Church. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Medical Association.
He enjoyed playing music, especially at Open Mic events. He was a member of the former Exit 131 band.
Besides his wife of forty nine years, he is survived by three sons, Christopher DiZio of Providence, Michael DiZio of Pawtucket and Joey DiZio of Quincy, MA and two sisters, Patricia DiZio of Breese, IL and Christine Jadczak of Lancaster, KY.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday April 13, 2023 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside from 6-9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday April 14, 2023 in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted.
Contributions in Dr. DiZio’s memory to the Community Care Alliance, P.O Box 1700 Woonsocket, RI 02895 for a memorial tree and plaque would be deeply appreciated. Any remaining funds would go directly to Community Care Alliance.