Ennio R. Riccillo

Founding member of Stow Soccer Club

Ennio R. Riccillo, 75, of Stow, died Jan. 7, 2013 after a short illness.

He was born April 23, 1937 in Carovilli, Italy to Mario and Maddalena Riccillo.

He retired from Ohio Edison after 37 years and was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was very active in the Italian community, including the Italian Language classes. He loved to travel, dance and listen to Italian music. For many years he was actively involved in soccer and was a founding member of the Stow Soccer Club. He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Cesira; his sons, David (Janelle), Donald (Carol) and John; daughter, Anna (Bill) Waters; grandchildren, Ryan, Ian, Rachel, and Jacob; brother, Carl (Laura) Carano; sister, Velia (Gino) Finelli; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of the Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Fr. James Ragnoni, celebrant. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations may be made to the National MS Society, Ohio Buckeye Chapter, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202, Independence 44131 to benefit Team Banana's Bunch.

Redmon Funeral Home handled arrangements.