Obituary of Francis J. Riccio
Francis J. "Ceci" Riccio, 85, of Collegeville, PA passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
He was born in Abington, PA on November 4, 1934, the son of the late Pietro and the late Catherine (Conti) Riccio. He was living in Collegeville, formerly of Ambler, PA.
Frank was a U.S. Army Veteran and stationed in Germany for three years where he met his wife, Ann, “The Love of his Life”
He was a member of St. Eleanor's RC Church of Collegeville, PA. He was a former member of St. Joseph's RC Church of Ambler where he was very active, singing in the choir, volunteering with bingo and organizing the annual carnival.
He was a Supermarket Manager for Palermo's Family Market of Ambler where he worked for over 30 years and was known to the entire community. He then went on to work with Ford Electronics of Lansdale, PA from which he retired.
Frank when he was younger, thoroughly enjoyed competitive bowling. He and his family were extremely proud when he threw a sanctioned “ Perfect" 300 game for which he received a giant ring commemorating his accomplishment .
In Frank's later years, he spent a lot of his time with his three grandchildren attending their soccer games and ice hockey games. He was a great “Pop-Pop”.
Throughout his life what was most important to Frank was his family and friends.
He was the husband of the late Ann (Schimpfhauser) Riccio.
He is survived by three daughters, Dolores (& David) Shaw of Collegeville, Catherine (& Vince) Bralic of Green Valley, AZ, and Rosie (& Michael) McLaughlin of Collegeville. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Christina Ledwith, David (& Allison) Shaw, Jr. and Brian Shaw.
Along with his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Clement Riccio, Samuel Riccio and Rose Wasniewski.
His Memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 11:30 AM in St. Eleanor's RC Church, 647 Locust Street, Collegeville, PA 19426.
Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Tuesday morning from 10:30 to 11:15 AM at the church.
Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, 733 3rd Avenue, Suite 510, New York, NY 10017.
Arrangements are by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA (610) 489-7900 www.msrfh.com
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