Robert Riccio, age 50, of West Scranton and a Long Island, N.Y. native, passed away Monday morning at home, after an illness.
Born on May 19, 1968, Robert was currently working as an a Licensed Practical Nurse for Keystone Community Resources. A graphic designer and tech. wiz, he began his career as a designer for Highlights for Children magazine.
He loved photography and animals, especially his his pups, he also had an amazing personality and a knack for making friends wherever he went. Now at peace and no longer suffering, he will be forever missed by his loved ones.
Of Roman Catholic faith, he attended St. David’s Church in West Scranton, prior to its closure.
He is survived by his beloved son, Nicholas Riccio; his former wife and dear friend, Sherri (Rowe) Riccio, both of West Scranton; his sister, Kimberly Riccio and husband Anthony of N.Y.; his brother-in-law, Joseph Rowe and wife Cheryl of Taylor; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
His family wishes to thank Louis D’Angelo for his the tremendous amount of care, compassion and love he gave to Robert over the past several months.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Frieday between 4-7:00PM at the Kevin K. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 125 North Main Avenue, Scranton. Interment, St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, N.Y., to be laid to rest beside his beloved mother who preceded him in death, Janet (Delligatti) Riccio.