Evelina (Cercone) RicciJanuary 22, 1936 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 81)
of Scituate Ave., passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at RI Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Vittorio A. Ricci. Born in Prata Sannita, Caserta, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Pietro and Mariadonata (DiGiacomo) Cercone. Mrs. Ricci was a seamstress employed by Trends Decorators, Décor by Phyllis and Bridal Affair. Mrs. Ricci was a founding member of the Santa Maria di Prata Women’s Auxiliary of Cranston, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, cooking and especially spending quality time with her family at the dinner table.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children; Nicola P. Ricci of Johnston, Antonio V. Ricci and his wife Cheryl of Cranston, and Amalia DeAngelis and her husband Richard of Cranston. She was the grandmother of Christina, Vittorio and Victoria Ricci, and Marina and Anastasia DeAngelis. She was predeceased by 1 sister and 2 brothers in Italy.
Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the NARDOLILLO FUNERAL HOME & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Apostles Church, Cranston at 10 a.m. Entombment will take place in Our Risen Christ Garden Mausoleum, St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITING HOURS: MONDAY 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Holy Apostles Church, 800 Pippin Orchard Rd., Cranston, RI 02921.