October 21, 1925 ~ February 28, 2021

Born in: Finch, Ontario, Canada
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

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Eileen Ribarich born October 21, 1925 in Finch Ontario Canada, passed at the age of 95 on February 28, 2021, in the early morning surrounded by her family at home.

She raised one daughter Carol Colucci (Michael) and two sons Stephen (Denise) and Michael (Maria).  Also survived by grandchildren Katie Colucci, Sarah (Max) Steck, Justin & Ian Ribarich, Matthew, Anthony (Alexandra), Kevin and Hannah Ribarich.  Eileen was preceded in death by her parents as well as three brothers and three sisters.

Eileen was the daughter of Denis and Teresa McMahon. She grew up on the family’s dairy farm along with three brothers and two sisters.  After High School she was a teacher in Finch before moving to Ottawa where she worked as a bank teller.  After marriage, she immigrated to the U.S. and lived in Queens, NY before moving to Long Island, where she resided for 58 years. At age 89 she moved to Colorado to live with her daughter and family.

Eileen was the mother of three children and a homemaker until the children were grown, after which she worked as a secretary for an orthotist. Walking the two miles to and from her job every day until she retired.

She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family and watching her grandchildren.  She also had fun during weekly card games with her friends which she did for twenty years.

Our family would like to thank friends, family and caregivers for their prayers and support during her lengthy illness.  We would also like to give special thanks to Sangre de Cristo Hospice for their caring and compassion during the last several months.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice at https://www.sangre.org

Funeral Services March 11, 2021 Christ the King  Catholic Church at 10am.


Memorial Mass: March 11, 2021 10:00 am

Christ The King Church
1708 Horseshoe Dr.
Pueblo, CO 81001


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  1. Mike and Maria and family,

    Mike, I am so sorry to read in the newspaper that you lost your mother. My deepest sympathy to all of the family.


  2. CandleImageGod Bless the family and Prayers for your mom and grandma.
    Always here for you Carol. Joann and Steve Anderson

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