Edythe H. Ricci of Edgewater Park passed away Sunday January 3, 2021 at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly at the age of 81. Born in Mt. Holly, to the late Herbert and Mary (nee Mingin) Cliver, Edythe grew up in Burlington. She was a very active member and volunteer at the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burlington Twp. She was a former treasurer and a lead member of the Social Ministries organization at the church. She was an avid crafter and gardener, who also loved traveling with her husband Joseph. Joe and Edie shared 64 years of loving marriage. Edythe was the glue of her family for she loved to plan and prepare for all the family vacations, get-togethers and parties. She also loved the holidays and would decorate the house for every holiday, not just Christmas. She made sure to make each holiday special for her family and friends. She will be remembered not only as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sibling, but also as a very strong and independent woman. She was looking forward to the arrival of her first great grandchild, expected in March 2021. Edythe was predeceased by five siblings, her granddaughter Laura-Marie, she was survived by her husband Joseph, who passed away a week after Edythe. She is survived by her children and their spouses; Terri E. and Richard Carter, Joseph D. and Sheryl Ricci and Lynda-Marie and Timothy Foor, her grandchildren; Bryan, Joshua, Christopher, Jonathan, Joseph, Kyle and Ryan and her siblings; Ruth and her husband Charles, Alice, Gail and David and his wife Peggy as well as many nieces, nephews and other family members. Funeral services for Edythe and her beloved husband Joseph will be held privately with entombment in the Mausoleum by the Lake in Lakeview Memorial Park, Cinnaminson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the HTELC Social Ministries, 1308 Mt. Holly Rd., Burlington Twp., NJ 08016 would be appreciated by her family. Expression of sympathy may be sent to her family from www.pagefuneralhome.com
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