MIDLAND PARK, N.J. -- Rachael Falco Liccardi, 94, a longtime resident of Midland Park, died Monday, Sept. 28, in Greenville, N.C.
Liccardi was born in Jersey City but lived most of her adult life in Midland Park, where she was a founding member of the Church of the Nativity. For the past three years, she resided in Greenville, N.C., to be near her daughter.
She was predeceased by three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Patsy Liccardi of Greenville, N.C.; her daughter, Patricia Rice of Greenville, N.C.; her son Raymond Liccardi and his wife, Eileen of Thiells, N.Y.; her grandchildren, Melissa Liccardi Simuro and her husband, Nathan, Ryan Liccardi and Scott Liccardi; a great-grandson, Michael Edward Simuro; her sister, Mary McShane; her brothers, John Falco and Frank Falco; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Liccardi family will receive family and friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 12 at Church of the Nativity, 315 Prospect St., Midland Park. Entombment will follow in Garden of Memories Memorial Park, Washington Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Tribute Program #38946664, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
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