Jay E. Ricciardi, age 35 years, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Pennsauken, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on September 24, 2018. Beloved husband of Kellisa (nee Aston). Loving son of Ray & Maryann Ricciardi. Devoted father of Jack and Conor James. Dear brother of Raymond and Chelsea Ricciardi. Cherished grandson of maternal grandmother Rose Sullivan. Also survived by in laws, Roger and Kathleen Aston as well as many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Prior to moving to Arizona, Jay was employed as a locksmith at Arnolds Safe and Lock in Pennsauken for 13 years. He was a die hard Eagles and Phillies fan. Jay had an amazing 2018 witnessing the Eagles win the Super Bowl and becoming a father. He joked that he didn't know which event meant more to him. He loved his family above all else. His humor, kindness, love of music and the simple comfort of his presence will be immensely missed by all who knew him.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Saturday from 12 noon at the Falco/Caruso & Leonard Pennsauken Funeral Home, 6600 N. Browning Rd. A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South, #510, Herriman, UT 84096.