Assunta (Monno) Riccardi, age 72 of Vancouver went to heaven February 15, 2013. Assunta was born in Triggiano, Bari, Italy, August 15th 1940 to the late Francesco and Vincenza Monno. She was married to Eustachio Riccardi and lived in Vancouver since their marriage in January, 1964. Assunta is survived by her husband Eustachio, her three sons: Francesco (Sandra), Mario (Sandra), Vincenzo (Laila), and her seven grandchildren, Marcella, Juliana, Anthony, Sabrina, Matthew, Natalie and Nicholas. Assunta was predeceased by her parents Francesco and Vincenza Monno, sisters Filomena and Silvana, and brother Paulo. Survived by her sisters, Anna, Giovanna (Bartolomeo), Rosa (Vito), brothers, Vincenzo (Maria), Michele, and Giuseppe (Kerry), and many cherished nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Prayers will be offered at 7:45 pm on Thursday, February 21st 2013 at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, 555 Slocan Street, Vancouver, BC where the mass of Christian burial will also be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Friday February 22nd, 2013. Entombment will follow in the South Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park.