|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1927|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2012|
Rita Richards Riccio Allen, 84, of Arizona, formerly of South Ridgeland Road, Yalesville section of Wallingford, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 in Arizona.
Rita was born in Auburn, Maine, July 17, 1927, the daughter of the late Clovis Richards and Rosina Binette Richards. She was the proprietor of Rita's Beauty Salon on Main Street in Yalesville for many years, and then moved to S. Ridgeland Rd. in Wallingford until moving to Arizona in 1972. Rita was a gentle spirit who wanted to make everyone happy, she had an amazing sense of humor, loved watching old movies and musicals, playing cards and video poker, and especially spending time with her great grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters Carol Smith and Susan; her two grandsons; her great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband George R. Riccio and her second husband Paul R. Allen; and her four brothers Gerard, Roland, Robert, and Joseph Richards.
Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 North Main St. Ext., Sunday, April 29, 2012 from 2 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. A funeral service will be held in The Wallingford Funeral Home at 4 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden.
Walnut Grove Cemetery
New Haven County
Created by: KinSearchin
Record added: Jan 19, 2013
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