Rizzuto clan matriarch dies

The matriarch of the Rizzuto clan, Libertina Manno, has died a natural death at 90. She was the widow of Nicolo Sr. and mother of Vito and came from a family described here as powerful in the Sicilian mafia.

More on Libertina Manno in the Journal. A woman of iron, she spent six months behind bars at one point but ended up not facing any charges. Her funeral is Saturday, March 3 at Madonna della Difesa.