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Leona D. Riccio

August 7, 1931 November 21, 2018
Leona D. Riccio
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Leona D. Riccio died on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Boonton Care Center in Boonton. She was 87.

Born in Rockaway Twp., she lived in Rockaway Borough and was a lifelong resident.

Mrs. Riccio was a Member Service Representative at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway Twp. prior to her retirement in 1994. She had also worked as a teacher’s aide at Lincoln School and at Stapling Machines both in Rockaway.

Mrs. Riccio was a parishioner of St. Cecilia's Church in Rockaway and a member of their Choir and Rosary Society. She worked on the Board of Elections and bowled at Rockaway Lanes in the Rockaway Women's League. She was also a member of the Rockaway Borough Historical Society, and enjoyed playing cards, dominoes and reading.

She was predeceased by her husband, John A. Riccio in 2008 and her sister, Blanche Clark.

She is survived by her five children: James (& Carolyn) Riccio, Daniel Riccio, John (& Sharon) Riccio, Mary Kelly and Mark Riccio; her sister, Dallis Konecnik; her sister-in-law, Lucy Chipko; and seven grandchildren: Jaime, Candace, John, Steven and Jackie Riccio, Lawrence Kelly, III and Kristen Kelly.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 24 from the Whitham-Kanapaux Funeral Home, 20 Keller Ave, Rockaway at 8:15AM to a funeral Mass at St. Cecilia Church, 70 Church St, Rockaway at 9:00AM. Interment will follow at St. Cecilia's Cemetery, Rockaway. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5:00 – 8:00PM at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 11/23/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/23/2018 8:00:00 PM
Whitham-Kanapaux Funeral Home

20 Keller Avenue
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Whitham-Kanapaux Funeral Home
20 Keller Avenue Rockaway 07866 NJ
United States





9:00 AM 11/24/2018 9:00:00 AM
St. Cecilia Church

70 Church St
Rockaway, NJ 07866

St. Cecilia Church
70 Church St Rockaway 07866 NJ
United States

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St. Cecilia Cemetery Final Resting Place

Academy St
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Academy St Rockaway 07866 NJ
United States

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