Joseph Ricchiazzi
In Memory of
Joseph J "Ricky"
1920 - 2018
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Obituary for Joseph "Ricky" Ricchiazzi

SOUTH BARRE- Joseph John Ricchiazzi, 98, affectionately known as Ricky, died with his granddaughter and great grandson by his side on September 27, 2018 after a long illness.

Joseph leaves behind his best friend and caretaker,daughter in law Cheryl Ricchiazzi; his beloved granddaughter Nicole Ricchiazzi, her partner Joshua Robbins and her son Jacob Cogoli all with whom he lived; his brother, Tony Ricchiazzi of Maryland; sisters Rose Dorsey of Barre, Mary Esteves of Ludlow, Carmella Rice of East Falmouth; his furry best friend Maxie; many cousins; nieces; nephews; great nieces and great nephews.

Joseph was a devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved the New York Yankees and would never miss a game, even though he believed the Red Sox were going to win it all this year. Joseph loved gardening and being outdoors. 

Joseph is predeceased by his beloved son David; the love of his life, for over 60 years Mildred (Erickson) Ricchiazzi and his brothers Rosario Ricchiazzi, Santo “Saints” Ricchiazzi. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a calling hours on Tuesday ,October 2,2018 from 10-11Am in Pillsbury Funeral Home 96 S. Barre Rd., Barre followed by the funeral at 11AM. Burial with Military Honors will be in Glen Valley Cemetery.For an online tribute please visit:

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