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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