Cecelia A. Ricciardi


Cecelia A. Ricciardi died Friday September 15, 2017 at home in the company of her loving husband, James M. Ricciardi.

She was 63 years old. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Frederick and Elizabeth Padden.

She was predeceased by her mother Elizabeth Padden, brother Frederick W. Padden Jr. and sister Elizabeth A. Padden.

Surviving are her devoted family: husband James M. Ricciardi, two sons, Joseph V. Keltz Jr. and his wife Mandy, Michael V. Keltz and his wife Megan, four grandchildren Jake, Max, Aiden and Gavin Keltz. Also survived by two stepsons, James M. Ricciardi Jr. and Nicholas J. Ricciardi, father Frederick W. Padden and his wife Inge Padden and three sisters Teresa Martin (Patrick), Julie Horstmann (Dan), Patricia Moninghoff and their extended families.

A mass to celebrate her life will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 6 New Street Mendham, NJ 07945 on Wednesday September 20, 2017 at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.