Leonard T. Riccio - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Leonard T. Riccio

October 9, 1934 - September 18, 2018

Leonard T. Riccio, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Born in Wilmington, DE on October 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Thomas L. and Mabel Riccio. Leonard dedicated his career with DuPont in the shipping department and retired after many years.

He enjoyed visits to the beach and photography. Leonard loved spending time with his family at gatherings and will always be remembered as a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather and dear friend to many.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian; son, Thomas; and sister, Helen. Leonard is survived by his daughters, Donna Morris (Dave) of New Castle and Monica Stong (Steven) of Bear; grandchildren, Joseph, Bradley, Thomas, Brandon and Kaitlin; great grandchildren, Anthony, Thomas and Ryan; and best friend of 45 years, Rene Junca, whom he worked with for years.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Leonard’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.


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12 Condolences for Leonard T. Riccio

  • Donna and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you at this time of sorrow
    Martha Yetter

  • May you rest peacefully with your wife in paradise….my love and thoughts will be with you as you return home to the Father! Prayers to my family at this time. Love you all!

  • To the family of Mr.Riccio I send my love and prayers so very sorry to hear of your precious loss May God comfort you during this sad and difficult time in your lives ♥️

  • Donna, Monica, Dave, Steven…
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family has meant the world to me since I was seven years old. I couldn’t have asked for better friends to grow up with or better families to have memories with.
    I’m glad that your dad is with your mom and Tommy once again.
    Praying for you all,

  • So very sorry for ur loss

  • Monica Stephen snd Kaitlin : We are so very sorry for your loss. May God Be With You all ams Comfort You. Mom and Dad’s togeter and they will Rest In Peace! Amen

  • Dearest friend, you have no idea how much you will be missed. May you rest in peace. I will see you in THE OTHER SIDE. All our love. Rene & Shirley.

  • So sorry to hear of Leonard’s passing.
    Lots of love and prayers to the family.
    God Bless.

  • Donna,

    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.


  • Donna, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Praying you find peace and comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of your Dad. Patty and Vince Beddia

  • We are sending our love and prayers to Donna and family.

  • 17 years a neighbors, friends always ! This has been a triple sorrow, as we just learned of Lil and Tommy passing so sad The Mayor of Monroe Ave. has passed ! What great crazy memories from all those years we all shared. Thoughts and Prayers to you all and God’s blessing to all ! Tom and Kaye Newburn Rincon, Ga.