Caniglia, Richard Sebastian 71 of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away September 27, 2009. Richard was born in Phoenix on July 19, 1938, the son of Dr. Sebastian and Nell (Quattrocchi) Caniglia. He was a graduate of St. Mary
"My deepest sympathies to all of the family members, who have sustained such a painful loss. With special consideration to Nell, Elizabeth(Stacey), Carrie, Rich and Barbara. Richie was an affable man, with a patented smile and sense of humor. I have great memories of him, and am saddened by his passing. With the best of thoughts, Zachary Hill"
"My sympathy goes to the Caniglia family members, especially mother, Nell. Fond childhood memories as neighbors on Lewis."
"My love and sympathy to Barbara Jo and family and especially to our dear friend Nell. "Ritchie" was one of my oldest friends who I remember from our years together at Kenilworth School. He was always so friendly and kind to everyone. I will always have fond memories of our friendship."
"I was saddended to hear of Richies passing and extend my deepest and most sincere sympathy to Richies family. Some of the things I remember about Richie was his terrific smile and it was always there for his friends. I also remember his great sense of humor, warmth and generosity. When Richie and I were 7 or 8 years of age, my family lived across the street from the Caniglias and Richies dad was our family Doctor for years and thats where Richie and I became friends all the way through St. Mary’s High. I’m so glad to have seen Richie at St. Mary’s 70th birthday party. We talked of old times and he looked great and had that same terrific smile. I will truly miss him. Sincerely:Dominic Bertolino"
"Dear Stacey and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your father. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I have great memories going over to your house in the cul-de-sac and seeing your dad always smiling as he watched his children. Love and Prayers, Carol (Stanley) Wood Sunnyslope ’82"
"Dear Barb, I was so sorry to hear of Richie’s passing.It was so nice to meet you and connect with Richie again. I will always remember that smile that lit up the room and all the fun and laughter we enjoyed as kids. Sincerely Karen Kamrar"
"Dear Barbara,. Ed and I are so sorry to hear of Richie’s passing. I have many fond memories of him as we were growing up. He was a good friend of our family.Richie had a wonderful smile, a great sense of humor and a special laugh. He aged graciously. Please accept our sympathies. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Fondly, Ginny Tiffany Sweeney"
"Will keep you in my memories & prayers - I know that you are watching over us all."
"Barbara, Stacey, Carrie and Rich, You can never think of Richie without his humor and wonderful smile that was always present. No matter whatever happened to Richie he maintained his sense of humor even during the hardest of times. This is the true legecy Richie left all of us with. He was a real gift. My prayers are with all the family for strength with Love."
"To Richie’s Family, Although I have not seen Richie in quite a few years, I remember he always had a big smile, a heartfelt laugh and the best personality. He was a guy who made everyone around him feel good. Please accept my condolences for your loss of such a sweet and special person. Joyce Haver"
"To the family, I knew Rich mainly from school,because I hung around the smart ones hoping it would rub off! He turned out to be a great friend and I cherished his friendship. We are currently out of state so I just opened my e-mail to find a note from Jody Bloemer. My wife and I are greatly saddened by the loss of a wonderful person. We will keep your family in our prayers. Bob and Dolores Schrader"
"I was deeply saddened to hear of Richie’s passing and my prayers and thoughts are with his family. Richie was a super guy, wonderful friend, and golfing partner. I’ll always remember the many years together at Encanto.May the good lord bless richie, guide his way,and forever keep him in heavens fairway. Love and respect: Bud Villalpando"
"Dear Stacey and Ritchie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you at this difficult time. I have some great memories of our childhood. Your dad’s smiling face will always be remembered. Sincerely, Debbie Cordes Howard Sunnyslope Class of ’82"
"Richie was a long time and valued friend. I shall miss him. His family will be in my prayers."
"Dear Barbara and Family, I will always remember Richie for his wonderful smile, laugh and personality. He will truly be missed by his many, many friends. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time. Jane Tiffany Duffy"
"Stacey and Rich, I am so sorry for your loss. May you have many happy memories to fill the hole in your heart left by the passing of your dad. Take care, Mr . Starr, R.E.Miller School 1972-1976"
"Richie, through many mutual friends, was an important figure during during our high school years. I remember him most for his humor, his energy and that always smiling face. My sincere condolences to his entire family."
"For the family and friends of our beloved Richie, who never failed to have a smile on his face, and cheer in his heart, we will all miss you, even though maybe not in touch in recent times. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you, and God bless. May you rest in peace, and our world is a better place because you were here."
"We are so sorry to hear Richie lost his battle and Just know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts. We will miss smiling face so much. God Bless Mike and Julie( one of the dirty dozen)"
"Patsy and I are saddened to learn about Richie’s passing. Where did all of the time go? It wasn’t that long ago we were hanging out on Pierson Street laughing and joking. Our prayers are with Barbara and the rest of Richie’s family."
"Dear Barb, Martin and I were so saddened to hear about Ritchie. He was such an important part of my growing up years!!!! I now consider myself a sister through the Dirty Dozen! Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Stacey, Carrie, and Rich........may your memories sustain you in your time of grief. No one had a bigger personality than Ritchie and he was much loved. Monnie Calfee"