Eileen C. Riccio, 90, the wife of Rudolph L. Riccio, died peacefully on Monday, July 8, 2013, at her home in Manchester.
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She was born in Elmhurst, Queens, N.Y., the daughter of Michael and Kathleen (McLaughlin) Comaskey and had lived in Manchester since 1957. Eileen was a proud graduate of Ladycliff College in Highland Falls, N.Y., Class of 1944. She was an original member of St. Bartholomew Church in Manchester and had been an active parishioner in church matters for over fifty years, including teaching CCD and visiting local convalescent homes. She had also volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program.
Eileen is also survived by her sons, Attorney Eugene Riccio and his wife, Leslie of Fairfield, Michael Riccio, D.M.D., and his wife, Cathy of Ipswich, Mass., and John Riccio, M.D., and his wife, Jennifer of Morrison, Colo.; and her grandchildren Courtney, John, Anna Lee, Erin, Elise, and Julianna. She was predeceased by her sister, Kathleen Comaskey.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. from the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 W. Center St., Manchester, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Bartholomew Church, 45 Ludlow Road, Manchester, CT, with burial in St. James Cemetery, Manchester.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home today from 5 to 8 p.m.
For online condolences, visit
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040-4857
Published in Journal Inquirer from July 9 to July 14, 2013