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Glastonbury Funeral Home

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OBITUARY

Robert Alan Ricci

July 30, 1946May 1, 2020

Robert Alan Ricci of Manchester, age 73, husband of Connie Ricci, passed away on May 1, 2020 at Middlesex Hospital.

Bob was born July 30, 1946 in Providence, RI to the late Robert and Loretta (Couture) Ricci before settling in Marlboro, MA, where he spent his childhood.

He graduated and attended Syracuse University and had a long and successful career at Bristol-Myers Squibb.

After Bob married Connie, they made their home outside Syracuse, NY, later moving to Glastonbury, CT and finally, Manchester.

Bob was a loving husband, a very proud father and grandpa, a highly sought after giver of advice, a wonderful cook, a meticulous yard keeper, and one of the most intelligent, steadfast and kind men you could ever meet. In addition to his wife, Connie, he is survived, and will be dearly missed by, his daughter Annalee (Ricci) and her husband Jeff Arnold, son Jeff Ricci and his wife Amanda, as well as his grandchildren Gabby, Dylan, Michael and James. Bob is also survived by his wonderful siblings, Don Ricci and his wife Sally, Paul Ricci and his wife Cathy, and Sue Sowden and her husband Scott, along with many loving nieces and nephews. Bob’s family is incredibly grateful for the many acts of kindness and support shown during his illness.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his memory may also be made to his favorite charities: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (www.alzfdn.org) or Feeding America (www.feedingamerica.org).

Glastonbury Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Services are to be scheduled at the convenience of Bob’s family. For an online memorial guestbook, please visit www.glastonburyfuneral.com.

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Linda Ring

June 3, 2020

I am so saddened to hear of Bob's passing. Sending my condolences to the Ricci family.

He will be remembered with fondness by his BMS colleagues. Bob was someone we all looked up to. He had a gentle way of guiding you to the right decision without making it for you. Even after retirement, he kept in touch. I will miss him at our semi-regular lunch excursions.

May he rest in peace.
Linda (Kudrick) Ring

Mary Frary

May 10, 2020

Dear Connie & family,
So sorry to hear, from Dan, that your husband passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Mary Frary

Marilyn Mcdonald oneel

May 9, 2020

Connie and family,
I was saddened to learn of Bobs death.
I’m remembering you and your family in my prayers.
Please hold close all your memories...they will help you get through this terrible time.
I wish I could do something for you. At least a hug for my special friend.
Love,
Marilyn

Emily Arnold

May 4, 2020

Dear Connie, Annalee & Jeff,
Bob was such a wonderful man! We have so many great memories being in your home for family gatherings. Bob’s food and hospitality not to mention his generous laugh are unforgettable. Our hearts go out to you and your families during this difficult time, we send our love and prayers!
Love
Bob, Emily, Sophie & Stella Arnold

Chris Belli

May 4, 2020

Uncle Bob,

We love you and miss you every day. May you find eternal peace in heaven.

Stephen Sargent

May 3, 2020

Sorry for the loss of Robert.Hewas a great and caring person have know him a long time all though haven’t seen him in a few years. Remember him from my sister Sally when her and Don where first dating and family events. He will be missed by us all. God bless

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