81, of Providence, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Mario S. Ritualo. Born in Aklan, Philippines, she was the daughter of the late Aproniano Riada Icay and Columna Ramos Icopanain.
She owned her own business as a seamstress with wedding gowns as her specialty before immigrating to this country. She worked at Rau Fastener then as a certified nursing assistant at Morgan Health Center. She was a participant of the Fransiscan Apostolic Sisters Auxiliary (FASA). Her passions were family, attending her flower and vegetable gardens. She loved planting annuals and perennials with large colorful flowers. She was loved a by all.
Erlinda was the loving mother of Marlene Callahan, Jacqueline David, Mario I. Ritualo, Jr., Moses Ritualo and Paul Ritualo; cherished grandmother of Stephanie, Leopoldo Jr., Nicole Marie, Alexandra, Aleyna and Paul Jr.; dear sister of Dr. Alma Icay Villamil, Alicia Relator, and the late Judila Icay.
Her funeral arrangements will be private. Her funeral service will be live-streamed through Nardolillo Funeral Home Facebook page on Wednesday, May 27th at 11:30 a.m.
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