Thomas Leonard Riccio - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Thomas Leonard Riccio

Born March 16, 1960

Thomas Leonard Riccio, age 57, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Thomas was born in Wilmington, DE on March 16, 1960, and was the son of Leonard T. Riccio and the late Lillian F. (Dobrowalski) Riccio. He made his career with Worthy Brothers Construction, where he worked as a skilled laborer.

In his leisure time, Thomas enjoyed fishing and spending time at the beach. He adored his family and was truly happiest in their company.

Thomas was preceded in death by mother, Lillian F. Riccio. He is survived by his father, Leonard T. Riccio of New Castle; sisters, Donna Morris (Dave) of New Castle and Monica Stong (Steven) of Bear; sons, Thomas L. Riccio, Jr. and Brandon K. Riccio, both of North East, MD; and grandson, Thomas L. Riccio III.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 11:00 am until 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12:00 Noon. Interment will be private.


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  • Sending my deepest condolences to all the family of Tommy. I was sad to hear of his passing.

  • Tommy…
    My first new friend on Monroe Avenue. Fishing buddy, tree fort builder, late summer night master of “up and down tag” between the telephone poles on our street, and designer of a glider wing that almost got us airborne. Too many memories to ever share. Thanks for all those great times with our friends on the block.
    Donna, Monica, Mr. Riccio, you’re in my prayers. I love you.

  • We are very sorry for your loss as you have been our friends for over 50 years and I pray that you are now up in Heaven with your dear sweet Mom

  • Donna and Dave

    Sorry so to hear of the loss of Tommy.

    Prayers sent to you and your family


  • With loving sympathy.

  • Can’t believe it. Still in shock over this I grew up with Tommy he was a Good Friend always will Remember the Good times too. My prayers go out to Tommys friends & Family during this Difficult Time. It’s not Good bye but it’s Till we meet Again my friend…..R.I.P. Tommy…

  • To the Riccio family, So sorry for your loss, you all are in my thoughts through this difficult time.

  • I’m sorry to hear about your loss and pain and wanted to share the Bible’s hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4. May the god of comfort give you comfort by means of the scriptures in this time of bereavement.

  • With heartfelt sympathy to the Riccio family on the passing of Tommy. Had a lot of great memories on Monroe Avenue where we were all raised. Love and prayers the Jamison family

  • Many good memories of Tommy. RIP friend. Prayers for all the family.

  • Oh what to say, we took this passing very difficult. The colorfulness n spirit uncle Tommy brought to Chelsea will forever b missed. Uncle Tom’s cabin will b sadly closed forever but never forgotten. To the riccios n to Dave n Donna,so sorry for your loss.Your family is in our thoughts n prayers n to Dave, if u need anything at all. Help with pop or would like for me to bake u guys a casserole or a cake please let us know. Rip Uncle Tom. May u rest in paradise.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. RIP Tommy

  • My deepest condolences go out to the Riccio family. Tommy my you Rest In Peace my friend.

  • My deepest condolences I’m so sorry Tommy was a great friend. My brother just told me or I would have been there yesterday. Rest easy Tommy