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JoAnn M. Ricciuto

JoAnn M. Ricciuto

Jun 9th, 1945 - Jun 26th, 2023
  • Birth Date: Jun 9th, 1945
  • Death Date: Jun 26th, 2023
  • Funeral Date: Jul 1st, 2023
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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JoAnn M. Ricciuto, 78, of New Oxford, passed  away Monday, June 26, 2023, at her home.  She was the wife of Michael A. Ricciuto for 54 years and the mother of Dr. Daniel M. Ricciuto who lives with his wife, Kristin, and four children:  Isabel, Ethan, Sophia and Francesca in Knoxville, TN.  Born June 9, 1945, JoAnn was the daughter of Clair A. & Mary E. (Gordon) Beamer and the sister of Jay A. Beamer, all of Littlestown, and all whom preceded her in death. 

JoAnn was born in Gettysburg and raised in Adams County.  She was a graduate of Littlestown High School and of Shippensburg University.  During her high school and college  years, JoAnn was very active in the school bands and performed at many events as a majorette.  Following graduation from Shippensburg, she taught school in Pennsylvania, Delaware and Massachusetts where she retired in 1978 after 15 years of service.  JoAnn was a member of Faith Community Brethren Church of New Oxford.  She loved to travel and was a live-long lover of cats.  Her favorite hobbies were crocheting and crafts. For the past nine years, JoAnn and her husband have lived at Cross Keys Village in New Oxford.  JoAnn enjoyed the active lifestyle offered there and made many wonderful friends.

Memorial Service is 11 A.M.Saturday, July 1, at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown, with Pastor Linda Titzell officiating.  Visitation will be one hour prior to service from 10-11 A.M. at the funeral home. A private interment will follow with family only going to St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Littlestown.   Contributions in JoAnn's name may be sent to St. Johns Lutheran Church, 665 St. Johns Rd., Littlestown, PA  17340  or to Faith Community Brethren Church at Cross Keys Village, 2990 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA  17350.  Online condolences may be shared on

Bob and Kay Shaffner
Jul 3rd, 2023 3:42 pm
Sending love, hugs and prayers to all.
Love, hugs and prayers to all of you
Jul 3rd, 2023 3:39 pm
Bob and Kay Shaffner
Robert and Jean Kelley
Jun 30th, 2023 10:14 pm
Our sincere sympathy to Mike and his family.
Robert and Jean Kelley
Jun 30th, 2023 10:11 pm
Our sincere sympathy to Mike and his family.
Kent and Tirith
Jun 28th, 2023 4:44 pm
Mike and family,
Our sympathy and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow and loss.

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