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Joseph N. Ricciardi

November 05, 1934 ~ April 22, 2024

Joseph N. Ricciardi, 89, of Vero Beach, FL, passed away on April 22, 2024.  He was the beloved husband of Bunny (Webb) Ricciardi.


Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Paul and Mary (Longo) Ricciardi.  He served in the US Marine Corps, graduated from Providence College, class of 1961, and worked for John Hancock for 30 years.  He moved to Vero Beach, FL, in 1999 from Warwick, RI.


In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his children:  Steven D. Ricciardi (Carolyn) of South Dartmouth, MA;  Dr. Joseph N. Ricciardi II (Carolyn) of Westford, MA; Virginia R. Smith (Robert) of Wilmington, NC, and his sister, Corrine Jackson (Tom) of Brooklyn, ME.


He was the grandfather or “Papa” of Will (Kerin) Ricciardi, John (Ali) Ricciardi, Drew Ricciardi (fiancé Kayla Miller), Michael Ricciardi, Alex (Surya Dutta) Smith, and Lauren Smith, and five great grandchildren:  Kyle, Brynn, Luka, Dylan Ricciardi, and Liam Miller.


“Don’t cry because it’s over.  Smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Dr., Cranston, RI, July 12, 2024 at 9:45 a.m.  Burial will be at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter, RI.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA & Hospice Foundation, 930 37th Place, Suite 101, Vero Beach, FL 3296


Linda Golden

July 2, 2024, 9:45 pm

Joe was a true gentleman and kind to everyone who knew him.
Our deepest sympathies.

Ray and Rosemary Lavigne

July 5, 2024, 3:16 pm

Very sad to learn of Joe’s passing. Our most sincere condolences to Bunny and his children/grandchildren/great-grandchildren.

Rosemarie Palumbo

July 5, 2024, 4:42 pm

Dear Ginny,
I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I haven’t seen him in many years but I have fond memories of him and his entire family during our childhood. I hope you are happy living in North Carolina.
Most Sincerely,
Rosemarie Giannini Palumbo

Albert Edward Nani

July 6, 2024, 2:23 pm

The Nani family extends our sincere condolences to the Ricciardi family.

Joe was an extraordinarily successful man in his professional life, a loving family man,
and a very special friend to our father, Al, and the entire Nani family. We cherish
our memories of good times spent with Joe and the Ricciardi family.


Al Nani

Christopher Potter

July 7, 2024, 10:41 pm

My Uncle Joe was one of the sweetest and most sincere family Catholic men I have ever known. His kindness and faith were a guiding light for all of us. I am deeply saddened for the family, especially for Bunny, but I find solace in knowing that he was blessed to have such a wonderful life and family. Uncle Joe was my mother’s favorite, and I take comfort in knowing that she is in heaven to greet him. “The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him.” – Proverbs 20:7

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