Obituary for Audrey Ricci (Breault)
Of Laconia, New Hampshire formerly of Waltham, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning December 13th, 2017 with loving family by her side at home. She was 86.
Born on July 23, 1931 in Waltham; daughter of the late Aurele and Melvina (White) Breault, Audrey was raised in Waltham and lived most of her life until moving to Laconia, New Hampshire 5 years ago.
A graduate of Waltham High School with the Class of 1950; Audrey was devoted to raising her children and caring for her family, while assisting her husband periodically at the family farm stand on Trapelo Road in Waltham.
Audrey volunteered at the former Waltham Hospital for many years and had been a Poll Worker for the City of Waltham for numerous elections over a 20 year period. She was a member of the North Waltham Senior Citizens Association and member of the Ladies Sodality at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish in Waltham.
In her spare time she loved socializing and talking to others, doing crossword puzzles, playing cards and bingo.
Her greatest enjoyment in life came when she was surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Audrey is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years Jesse J. Ricci, her devoted & loving children Jimi Ricci and his wife Charleen of Uniontown, PA, Cheryl O'Reilly and her husband Patrick of Laconia, NH and Ronald Ricci and his wife Trisha of Waltham, her cherished grandchildren Brain and Jessica Ricci, Patrick and Kevin O'Reilly, Alyssa and Jill Ricci, her adored great grandchildren Patrick, Karah, Brecken and Cohen O'Reilly, and her dear siblings Florence Hegarty and her husband Jack of Hampton, MA and Melvin Breault and his wife Elyse of Framingham. In addition she is survived by many nieces & nephews.
Dear sister of the late Delores Keegan, Sandra Moody, Edmund Breault and Dennis Breault.
Relatives & Friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in celebration of Audrey's Life in the Mary Catherine Chapel of Brasco & Sons Memorial, 773 Moody Street, WALTHAM on Monday Dec. 18th at 11:00 a.m. Visiting Hours will be held in the Brasco & Sons Memorial Funeral Home on Sunday Dec. 17th from 1 - 5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers expression of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Home for the Little Wanderers, 10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135.