Enrica 'Rickie' Pizzorusso Amore, 75, of Hamden, passed away on April 3, 2019. She leaves her children, Charles J. Amore, Jr. of Hamden and Dawn Amore and her husband Paul Cooper of Washington, DC. She also leaves her sisters, Eleanor Corrick of CA and Ann Pizzorusso of NY. She was predeceased by her brother Robert Evans, sister Adelaide Amore, and husband Charles J. Amore, Sr. She was born in New Haven on October 31, 1943 to the late Americo and Ada DiLoreto Pizzorusso. After receiving a Masters in History from SCSU, she taught social studies in Hamden public schools. Nothing gave her greater pleasure than spending time with her children, other than finding treasures at area tag sales. Rickie's favorite holiday was Halloween, which she celebrated all year round. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. in Divine Mercy-St. Rita Parish, 1620 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. RIP ENRICA, MY CLASSMATE AT SHA, IN HAMDEN, CT. YOU WERE ONE OF THE MORE INTELLIGENT STUDENTS AT SCHOOL AND EXTREMELY KIND. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
    Marilyn D.V.

  2. Charles I want you to know IM very sorry for your loss We at EDDYS Shocks Joe and Keith
    Will miss you and your mother God Bless you Charles and your family
    RIP ENRICA

  3. Dear Charles,

    I am terribly sorry for your loss. I know that you had a special relationship with your mother, as evidenced in the wonderful cards and notes that both of you sent to me on so many occasions., and you will miss her greatly. I hope that you are able to take comfort recalling many fond memories of her; a special person and a wonderful mother. Sincerely, John Courtmanche

  4. Sorry to hear about your loss! We at Gillette Auto Body will miss Ricky. truly a very kind and special person . We will miss the letters you wrote to us through out the years. Your Friends Jerry and Barbara.

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