Betty Ricciardi

January 23, 1926August 12, 2012

Betty Ricciardi, 86, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away on August 12, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Steven’s Catholic Church, 24827 South Dobson Rd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248 on August 18, 2012 at 11:30 am by Father John Cunningham. Betty was born in Greenwich, CT to William and Francis Sprague on January 23, 1926. She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1944. She enjoyed movies, reading and spending time with her family. She was also accomplished in Sign Language. Betty is preceded in death by her parents, William and Francis Sprague; two brothers, George Sprague and Tommy Sprague; and a sister Gene Sprague Goldstein. Betty is survived by her brother Frank Sprague; husband William Ricciardi; daughters Suzanne Caves and Betty Ann Spadaro; son Alfred Ricciardi; four grandchildren, Tara Boocheck, Robert Boocheck, Anthony Spadaro and William Spadaro; and one great grandson, Max Boocheck. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Betty’s name to St. Steven’s Catholic Church.


  • Memorial Mass Saturday, August 18, 2012

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Judy (Barto) Yung

September 12, 2012

Betty Ann - I'm so sad to hear of your loss.

With deep sympathy,

Jack & Patty Pennella

August 29, 2012

Bill,Suzanne,Al,& Betty ann, Just read of Betty's passing. My prayers to all. She was a wonderful person who rarely got flustered no matter what was going on around her.

Debrah Nadler

August 25, 2012

We were so sorry to hear of your great loss. Our prayers are with you.
Debbie & Barry Nadler

keith ciccone

August 21, 2012

dear uncle billy, suzanne, alfred, & bettyann: my deepest condolances for the loss of my aunt. may God be with all of you at this time.she will be missed, as she was loved by all. take care & keep in touch. love in our Savior, keith ciccone

August 21, 2012

Bill - Saddened to learn of Betty's passing. We will remember her, yourself.
and your family in our prayers.
Barbara & Ed Duff Naples, FL.

August 17, 2012

Suzanne,our deepest sympathy to you and your family. She was a beautiful person and loved by so many.
Teri & Fred Marino

August 16, 2012

Bill, Suzanne, Betty Anne and Alfred,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Irene Pennella and Family

Kevin Perna

August 16, 2012

It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.

August 16, 2012


Thinking of you and your family in this time of loss.

Vince and Linda Wagner

John and Diane

August 16, 2012

To the Ricciardi Family,
Deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.