Rick, age 47, entered into heaven on February 18th after a long illness. He leaves his wife Christine Olden Ceccarelli. Mr. Ceccarelli was the son of Katherine Bonessi Ceccarelli and the late Arthur Ceccarelli. He grew up in Orange before moving to Stratford. Rick was a chef at 500 Blake Street in New Haven for several years. Besides his wife and mother, he leaves two daughters Elizabeth and Brianna both of Florida and two grandchildren Caleb and Arianna as well as many nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by a sister Sherri and a brother Gregg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday April 25th at 9:00am at Holy Infant Church, 450 Racebrook Road, Orange. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in care of the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green.