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“A beautiful lady, now an angel. RIP Nedra, you will be missed. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Tracey (Maxim) Bonne - Gilboa, NY

“My condolences to the Riccoboni family. It was always a pleasure going to Ricci's.-As a youngster I would go with my Dad while he worked and visited...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: MaryFrances Balcom - Leavenworth, WA

“We are so thankful that we were able to get togerher and spend a little time with Aunt Nedra. She will be missed but the memories we have of her and...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Pat Yates - Indian Lake, NY

“Lynette, Dick, and family. We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Nedra was a sweet and wonderful person, and we will all miss her. We are away...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy and Bob Rosa Smith - NY

“Aunt Nedra will be missed so very much. I didn't get to spend a lot of time with her the past few years, but the times we did get together were very...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Gana - Niece

“Dear Tanya and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am honored that I can called Nedra's grand daughter my...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Heidi Dohrenwend - NY

“Nedra was one of the sweetest, kindest woman I had the pleasure of knowing. She was the best chipper/putter to play with, so enjoyed playing golf...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Lorraine Dunham Truran - NY

“Prayers to Nedra's family. She will be missed. She was a part of my life growing up in Arkville. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Anne Eckert - Newburgh, NY

“Prayers and love to Chet, Lynnette, Dickie, Tammy, Amanda. A very special person that I have such happy memories of growing up in Arkville. Always...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jo Ann Lanzi - Wendell, NC

Nedra E. Riccoboni, loving wife of Cesare Riccoboni, passed away peacefully on February 25,

2014 at Margaretville Hospital. Born in Allaben, NY on January 18, 1924, she was the daughter of Marvin and Harriet

Bussy. Nedra was predeceased by her sisters, Marie Reynolds and more recently Rose

Schoonmaker. She is survived by her husband of forty years, Cesare (Chet) Riccoboni, daughter

Lynette Keator, son Richard Griffin, granddaughter Tanya Griffin, great­ granddaughter Amanda

DeWitt, step­son Timothy Riccoboni, step­-granddaughter Janine Tangredi, Donna Pangburn,

Step grandson Robert Pangburn and great­-grandson's

Joseph and Michael Tangredi. Nedra also has two nieces and a nephew.

Nedra and Chet owned and operated the well known Ricci's Bar & Grill for many years in Arkville,

NY. She also solely ran the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles in Arkville, NY for several years.

Nedra was an advid golfer who lived to play golf with her friends and dearest friend, Betty Griffin

and enjoyed her Monday card games with the girls. She also loved her flower gardens.

Nedra was very dedicated to her husband Chet. She and Chet just celebrated their 40th wedding

anniversary on Valentine's Day. She had a great sense of humor and was a kind, wonderful and

sweet lady who will be missed very much by her family and dear friends.

There will be a celebration of Nedra's life on Saturday, March 8th, from 1pm­4pm at the Arkville

Firehouse. Please come and join us for refreshments and remembrance of our wonderful Nedra.

Anyone wishing to make donations, please send to Lynette Keator at 5 Thornwood Lane, Accord,

NY 12404 for Chet in these difficult times. You may share a condolence or light a candle on Nedra's

Memorial Page at gormleyfuneralhome.com Funeral arrangements under the direction of the E. B. Gormley

Funeral Home 87 Main St. Phoenicia.

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