Carmella Ricchio

Carmella Rose "Carmelina" Ricchio (Gallo)

Sunday, October 21st, 1945 - Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Carmelina “Carmella” Rose Ricchio, 73, of Kenosha, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Froedtert South Kenosha Campus surrounded by her loving family.

Born on October 21, 1945, in Marano Principato, Cosenza, Italy. She was the daughter of the late Antonio and Maria Gallo.

On September 22, 1963, she married Benny Ricchio in Italy. They moved to Kenosha, WI the same year.

Carmella loved her family. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, Benny of Kenosha; her two children, Marisa (Donald) Kaldenberg and John Ricchio both of Kenosha; five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren and one more on the way.

Carmella was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

A visitation will be held at Proko Funeral Home on Sunday, September 8th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Prayers will be held on Monday, September 9th at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111 60th St. 262 654 3533
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sunday, September 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Service

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 10:00am
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church
    1919-54th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53140
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    Father Robert McDermott
  • Interment

    All Saints Mausoleum
    3300 Springbrook Road
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Posted at 11:27pm
Marisa, we are so sorry our hearts brake for you and your Family.Your Mom was a wonderful Lady we all loved her smile and kindness. Give your family our love and sympathy. Theda and Larry Darracott Family

Michelle Klemack

Posted at 07:14pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Michelle, Gianni, Daniel and Sofia Klemack
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