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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
Maria Ricciardi

Maria E. Ricciardi (Petrillo)

Thursday, February 25th, 1937 - Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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Maria E. Ricciardi, 81, loving wife of Eugenio Ricciardi, died on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at the Meriden Center. Born in Liberi, Italy on February 25, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Raffaele and Giovannina (Russo) Petrillo. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Maria was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who were the light of her life. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.
She is survived by two daughters and two sons; Gina Simone and her husband Joseph of Plantsville, Angelina Stephens and her husband Rex of Bristol, Phillip Ricciardi and his wife Patricia of New Britain, and Raffaele Ricciardi of Florida. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Rosanna, Anthony, Gino, Raffaele, Michael, and Alex and four great-grandchildren, Kaylyn, Liam, Miranda and Kaylee. She is also survived by her brother, Salvatore Petrillo and several nieces and nephews. Maria is predeceased by her son, Giuseppe Ricciardi, and two brothers; Pasquale and Alberico. Maria’s family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at Meriden Center for their compassionate care and love they gave to her and her family.
The funeral will be held on Thursday at 10:30 a.m. from the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden and at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Campus for a Mass of Christian Burial. Entombment will be in Sacred Heart Mausoleum. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. prior to Mass. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 9:00am - 10:30am
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, February 14th, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady Queen of Angels, Mt. Carmel Campus
    109 Goodwill Ave
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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  • Interment

    Sacred Heart Cemetery Mausoleum
    250 Gypsy lane
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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I'm so sad and sorry to hear of your loss my prayers go out to you and your loved one rest in God's loving arms.

David & Eddie

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We were blessed to have been in your family and are thankful for your love and openness to us. May you rest easy.
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