• IZZO TODD A. 1969-2019, Todd...

IZZO
TODD A.
1969-2019, Todd Izzo, 49, of
Mt. Lebanon, PA, died on
March 22, 2019, after a
courageous year-long battle
with stomach cancer. He was
born on June 7, 1969, to
Robert and Rose Marie Izzo
and grew up in New Castle,
PA, where he graduated from
Neshannock High School in
1987. During his college
breaks, Todd worked at Philip
Weiner and Company in New
Castle with his father, Robert.
He graduated summa cum
laude from Pennsylvania State
University in 1991 and passed
the C.P.A. exam with the
highest score in the state. In
1994, he graduated summa
cum laude from the University
of Pennsylvania Law School.
Within a few weeks of
entering Penn Law, Todd met
fellow law student Margaret
Scott of Spring?eld, Illinois.
The night he met Margaret he
told his roommate, "I'm going
to marry that girl." They
married in Chicago in 1996
and moved to Washington,
D.C. Todd and Margaret were
blessed with the birth of
Katherine Elizabeth in 1999
and Jonathan Alexander in
2002. Todd clerked for Chief
Judge Becker of the 3rd Circuit
in Philadelphia in 1994-95
before joining the law ?rm of
Dewey Ballantine in
Washington, D.C. to practice
tax law. He earned a Master's
in Taxation from Georgetown
University in 2000. Todd and
Margaret then moved to
Pittsburgh in 2000 where he
began practicing International
Tax with Deloitte. He became
an equity partner in 2003 and
continued to service large
multinational corporations
until his passing. Todd's
Catholic faith and strong
family ties were the bedrock
foundation of his life. He was
an alter server at St. Camillus
Parish, New Castle and a
lector at St. Bernard Parish,
Mt. Lebanon. He cherished
attending church with his
family and spending precious
time with his wife and
children. Todd loved golf,
Pittsburgh sports, and running.
An accomplished clarinetist,
he was ?rst-chair clarinet in
college and played in the Red
Coat Band in New Castle along
with his father, Bob, and
daughter, Katherine. Todd was
a trustee with the Pittsburgh
Symphony and belonged to
the Pittsburgh Tax Club and
the Allegheny Tax Society, as
well as Laurel Valley Golf Club,
St. Clair Country Club, and the
Duquesne Club. A warm and
social person, he could light
up the room at any gathering.
Todd is survived by his wife,
Margaret, his daughter,
Katherine, and son, Jonathan,
all of Mt. Lebanon; his parents,
Bob and Rose Marie Izzo of
New Castle; his brother, Mark
Izzo (Laura), nieces, Mia and
Sophia Izzo, all of Erie; his
mother- and father-in-law,
sister-and brother-in-law and
their children, aunts and
uncles, several cousins, and
his beloved dog, Rosie. Todd
will be remembered not only
for brilliance in his profession
but for his character. He was a
loyal and loving husband,
father, son, brother, friend,
and colleague. On Tuesday,
March 26, 2019, from 5-8 p.m.,
there will be a visitation at
BEINHAUER FUNERAL
HOME, 2828 Washington
Road, McMurray, PA 15317. On
Wednesday, March 27, 2019, a
Funeral Mass will be held at
10 a.m. at St. Bernard Church,
311 Washington Road, Mt.
Lebanon, PA 15216. Interment
following at Mt. Lebanon
Cemetery, 509 Washington
Road, Mt. Lebanon. In lieu of
?owers, contributions may be
made to "The Trustees of the
University of Pennsylvania
Law" noting "in memory of
Todd Izzo," for a scholarship
awarded to a Penn Law
student who has distinguished
him/herself in the ?eld of tax
law, the "Izzo Family
Scholarship/Smeal College of
Business," for a scholarship
awarded to a Penn State
student from Lawrence
County studying accounting,
or to "St. Bernard Church."
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