Anne C. (Nugent) Ricciardelli, 84, of Needham, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2018 in her home on Sachem Road. Anne was the beloved wife of Roland R. Ricciardelli for 65 years. She started her working history at the age of 16 as a switchboard operator at Glover Memorial Hospital in Needham. After her children were grown, she enjoyed working for several years at Cronin Electronics where she was in credits/collections. Anne, also nicknamed “Angie” or “Annie”, cherished her family above all and was a loving and supportive wife, mother and grandmother. More than anything else in her life, she treasured spending time at home in the company of her family. She also enjoyed gardening and loved flowers and birds. She is survived by her children: Kevin and his wife Lauree, of Millis, MA; Glenn and his wife Karin of Medfield, MA; Gary of Needham, MA; and Karla (Ricciardelli) Quinn and her husband Jerry of Norfolk, MA. She was the proud and adoring grandmother of twelve grandchildren. Anne was the sister of the late Dorothea “Dottie” (Nugent) Nadolny of Reno, NV. A private memorial service was held on August 24, 2018 at Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anne to The St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or on-line at https://www.stjude.org/.