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The Mazzulli Family regrets to announce the passing of Frances M. Riker.

Mrs. Riker was the owner and operator of Mazzullis Pizza in Fontana, Ca for 29 years.



Frances Mary Riker, 92, passed away on March 29, 2010 in Hesperia, California. Born in Springfield, Mass. on November 29, 1917, she moved to Los Angeles, California in 1955.  She was a 10 year resident of Hesperia and had previously lived in Fontana for 41 years. She owned and operated Mazzulli’s Italian Restaurant in Fontana for 29 years. She was the originator of the “Family Size Pizza.”

She is survived by her husband Quenton  Riker, Sr., “Rick” of Hesperia; 4 Sons – Pasquale “Pat” Mazzulli of Redlands, California, Emidio Mazzulli of Prineville, Oregon, Quenton Riker, Jr., “Bud” of Fontana, California, Jesse Riker of Beaver, Utah. 2 Daughters – Mercedes Grant of Canyon Lake, California and Linda LaPointe of Vancouver, Washington. 2 Sisters – Theresa Paganucci and Rita Calore, both of Massachusetts. 17 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April  3, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at  Desert View Funeral Home, 11478 Amargosa Road, Victorville, California. Recitation of the Rosary will be on Monday April 5, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 9974 I Avenue, Hesperia, California. Entombment will follow at Desert View Memorial Park, Victorville, CA.

For those who wish, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital either online at or by mail to:

St. Jude Children's
Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis TN 38105 

Frances M. Riker

Desert View Funeral Home - mapquest link to location

Holy Family Catholic Church - mapquest link to church


Thank you for your kind thoughts during this difficult time in our family.





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