Charles A. "Charlie" Ricciotti, 86, of Mt. Vernon passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022. He was born June 16, 1936 in McKeesport and was the son to the late Charles and Anna (Lind) Ricciotti. Charlie graduated from McKeesport High School in 1954 and went into the Army, where he served from 1959-1962 and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. He worked as a Machinist for US Steel - National Tube Works, among many other machine shops through the years. He was a member of Mary Mother of God Parish - St. Patrick's Church, a part of Christy Park and Renzie Park Seniors, White Oak VFW Post 701, and the ISDA. In his younger years, Charlie was an avid tennis player and instructor.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy A. (Giles) Ricciotti; daughters, Michelle Trail of McKeesport, and Terri Ricciotti-Humphlett of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Senior Master Sgt. Anthony (Angela) Markette, Bethany (Rick Sporio) Trautman, Christopher (Heather) Trautman, and Presley Humphlett; great-grandchildren, Bella, Kole, Jacey, Karley, and Christopher; and two nieces, Cynthia, and Hilary. In addition to his parents, Charlie is preceded in death by his sister, Victoria Drexler. There are no services at this time. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Condolences can be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published August 05, 2022.