Anne C. (Walaska) Riccitelli


Anne C. (Walaska) Riccitelli, 71, died unexpectedly, June 7, 2013. She had been the wife for 45 years of the late Michael D. Riccitelli.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Chester and Celeste (Remus) Walaska she resided in Warwick for most of her life. Mrs. Riccitelli was employed as the office manager at Tri-State Automotive Warehouse in Providence for 30 years. She was a communicant of St. Kevin Church in Warwick serving as a Eucharistic Minister and was active at St. Kevin School starting HSA with her husband.

She was the loving mother of Michael and his wife, Diane (Tomassi) Riccitelli, Karen Lefebvre and her husband, Leo, and the late Robert Riccitelli, and also leaves Robert’s wife, Michelle (Amaral) Riccitelli. She also leaves her cherished grandchildren: Tara, Michael, Jr., Matthew, Andrew, Robert, Jr.; her brother, Senator William A. Walaska and his wife, Marsha and sister-in-law, Marilyn Walaska. She was sister of the late Henry J. Walaska.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, June 11, at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial in Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Monday 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI 02889 will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


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