GIRARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Barbara M. Riccio, 82, of Girard, entered into rest on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at her home.
Barbara was born January 2, 1937, in Cortland, New York, the daughter of Joe and Eva (Ashline) Kelly.
She had retired from Easco after many years.
Barbara was a member of St. Rose in Girard.
In her earlier years she loved to bowl and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Peter J. Riccio of Columbus; her brothers, Joe Kelly of Connecticut, George Kelly of Florida and Fred Kelly of Connecticut; her granddaughters, Karla Riccio of Columbus and Kolleen Riccio (Christian) Gomez of Columbus; her great-grandchildren, Layla, Brianna, Aiden, Jaxxon and two more on the way. She also leaves behind her long time friend and roommate, Audrey Kurowsky.
Besides her parents, Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Peter R. Riccio, whom passed away October 10, 1979; her sisters, Roberta and Clara and a brother, John.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:00 p.m. at Blackstone Funeral Home.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest any memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer Network, 4214 Market Street, Youngstown, OH 44512. To send condolences to the Riccio family visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com.
A television tribute will air Monday, May 13 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.