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“Dear Joe, I am just back from out of town and heard about Susan. I am so terribly, terribly sorry. I will keep her in my prayers. Judith ”
1 of 29 | Posted by: Judith P. O'Connor - MI

“I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My mom just read about it on Facebook this morning and called me. I know I haven't seen many of you in quite...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Julie (Herzfeld) Amann - Novi, MI

“Deepest condolences from our entire family. We are so sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength and peace, The Espy's ”
3 of 29 | Posted by: Walter Espy - Novi, MI

“We are so sorry to hear that Susan passed . Our prayers go out to the family and friends . Susan will be missed by many . ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Patrick & Cheryl St.John - MI

“Dear Joe and Family: Extending our deepest sympathy to you and your family at the loss of your lovely wife. Our prayers are such that God may grant...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Laura & Frank Kimmell - MI

“I am deeply saddened to hear of your loss. Please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences. My thoughts are with you. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: John Kowalchuk - West Bloomfield, MI

“Deepest condolances to Susan's Family. I know God has her teaching little angels in heaven. Susan, you were loved by so many children on Warren Parks...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Diane Zehnpfennig - MI

“My deepest sympathies for all of Sue's family, may all your wonderful memories of her amazing spirit bring you peace. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Stacy Boucher Wark - Chicago, IL

“Dear Joe, Jennifer and TR, I am so very sorry for your loss. Susan was thought of and prayed for often. Her strength and passion for life will...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Jan - Almont, MI

“I am truly saddened by Susan's death. Susan was an inspiration , never giving up,she was an amazing person. My sincere thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Kathleen Allender, RN - MI

“Dear Jenny and TR, I am so terribly sorry for your loss. Please know all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you hugs. Love, Katie ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Katie Youngblood - Cincinnati, OH

“I am so sorry. My deepest sympathy to all of you. I wish I could say this in person, but unfortunately,you know dealership hours. Fred ”
12 of 29 | Posted by: Fred Wagner - grosse pointe, MI

“Joe, I hope the comfort of your family and friends will help you get through this difficult time. Susan was a sweet soul..may she rest in peace. ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Hagerty - Orlando, FL

“Dear Jennifer, T.R. and Joe, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We know the wonderful memories of your Mom and wife will...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Jan O'Leary - Grand Beach, MI

“Dearest Susan: You were one of the most courageous women I have known. You knew that a positive attitude made life easier for your family and...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Susan DeNardis - Celebration, FL

“Dear Joe, Jennifer and T.R., We are truly saddened by Susan's untimely passing. She was so much fun and so full of life. We shared many fun times...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Joyce & Lohman Blue - Greensboro, GA

“I will miss Susan and her beautiful smile and many fun stories of our days at Bon Secour with our Moms, Lina and Ethyl. We would always tell stories...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Marie Browski - MI

“OUR LIVES WERE ENRICHED BY KNOWING SUE AND WE DELIGHTED IN THE LOVE SHE SHARED WITH OUR GRANDCHILDREN. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. TONI...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: toni farrell - Westerly, RI

“To Susan's husband Joe, children including our much-loved Jennifer, grandchildren, family and many friends and loved ones, please accept our...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Geralyn Farrell Noonan - FL

“Prayers are with the Ricci family. Susan was a wonderful sweet person. She will be missed in her Somerset Shores neighborhood. Susan was always kind...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Karen - Orlando, FL

“My Second mom who made my life the wonderful life it is now. You were my children's Yaya and the most kind, compassionate, fun loving woman, mother,...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Glenda Beaman (San Pedro) - MI

“Susan touched my life with her care and love for my children in preschool and continued to make a difference for years to come....her example made a...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Joyce Stentz - Detroit, MI

“Sending love from Seattle to all of Sue's family and friends. Her laughter, warmth and tips on how to get out any type of stain will be deeply...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Megan Jasper - Seattle, WA

“My Dear Susan, I will miss you! I'm sure you are still practicing "the wave". Joe you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love Deanna ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Deanna Norris - Bloomfield Hills, MI

“Sure hate that we ended up living so far away. You will be deeply missed. All our love... ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Patrick and Shelly Hare - Raleigh, NC

“To the Ricci family, please accept my sincere condolence. Words cannot express the pain we feel when we lose our dear loved ones. May you find...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Mrs. Coleman - Detroit, MI

“We love and miss you, you were simply the best and most loving person we know. ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Terry & Pam Hare - Sand Springs, OK

“Quoting Susan: "Those were the good times and we were having them!" For almost 40 years Susan's vitality, wit, and warmth pulled me into her orbit....Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Hollis Krupa - Grosse Pointe Park, MI

“Susan, you were such a good friend to Mom while she was ill. Always bringing her candy and most importantly White Castles.I remember sitting at the...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Sandy Brooks - Macomb, MI


Susan Ricci, age 64 of Grosse Pointe Farms, passed away at St. John Hospital in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, December 6, 2012. She was born in Detroit to Charles and Ethel Hessing on Thursday, March 11, 1948. Susan touched the lives of everyone she met. She is deeply loved and will be dearly missed. Beloved wife of Joe for 25 years. They were married January 29, 1987. Loving mother of Jennifer (Terry Farrell) Youngblood and T.R (Tracy) Youngblood. Loving stepmother of Jay (Evie) Ricci and Andrew (Tina) Ricci. Proud grandmother of Coco Farrell, J.T. Ricci, Kate Ricci, Mack Farrell and Brooklyn Ricci. Dear sister of Sharon (Larry) Weese, Carl Hessing and the late Marsha Humphreys. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorial visitation will be held Monday, December 10, 2012 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm at the A.H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack Ave. at Vernier Rd., Grosse Pointe Woods. Rosary 7:00pm. A memorial mass will be held Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:00pm at St. Paul on the Lake Catholic Church, 157 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms. Memorial contributions may be made to Huntington's Disease Society of America at HDSA, 505 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY or Van Elslander Cancer Center at 19229 Mack Avenue Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

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