Emmagene Riccitelli

Emmagene “Jean” Riccitelli, 91, resident of Amherst, died peacefully on January 13, 2014, at her home.

She was born in Manchester, NH on December 21, 1922, a daughter of Leroy and Mabelle (Korkas) Tuttle. Jean was raised and educated in Wilton and lived most of her life in Milford and Amherst.

She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, gardening, canning, sewing, working on puzzles and cooking. In addition, she spent many years as a caregiver.

Jean loved her home on Dream Lake and especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, Melio J. Riccitelli, who died in 2001; her daughter, Mary and her daughter-in-law, Lyn Riccitelli.

Family members include her son, Michael J. Riccitelli, of Amherst; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia A. and Thomas Tsoumas, of Canton, MA; three grandchildren, Tammy Tsoumas, Troy Tsoumas, Jeff Sickler and his wife, Karen; and five great-

Memorial visiting hours are on Thursday, January 16th from 5:00-7:00 pm in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Share Outreach, Inc., 1 Columbus Avenue, Milford, NH 03055. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, visit www.smith-heald.com.