Joseph C. Ricci, Sr., age 70, of Manchester and formerly of Brick, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. He was born in New Brunswick to the late Mario and Antoinette Ricci on July 5, 1948. After high school, Joseph enlisted in the US Navy and proudly served his country from 1967 to 1970. He later went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers and work as an Accountant until his retirement in 2013. Joseph enjoyed cooking, traveling and taking trips to Atlantic City. He also had a love for music, the NY Jets and the NY Mets, but mostly, Joseph loved being with his family. He was a devoted husband, a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed.
Joseph is predeceased by his parents, Mario and Antoinette Ricci (nee Ialenti).
He leaves behind his wife Susan Ricci of Manchester; his four children, Deana Siroki and husband Lenny of South Brunswick, Kassandra Ricci of North Brunswick, Adrienne Deniger and husband Ryan of Litchfield Park AZ and Joseph C. Ricci, Jr. and fiancé Carrie Lamoot of New Egypt; his brother Augustine Ricci; his three stepchildren, Stacey Cabell and husband Mike of Toms River, Jenny Pennington of Beachwood and Nick Singleton and wife Mellisa of White Plains NY; and his twelve grandchildren, Brandon, Donnie, Taytum, Madison, Ryan, Christian, Rachel, Taylor, Michael John, Savannah, Robert and Logan.
Relatives and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 4PM to 7PM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, located at 52 Main Street, New Egypt NJ 08533. A funeral service will be held during visitation hours. Burial will take place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1:30PM at the Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, located at 350 Province Line Road, Wrightstown NJ 08562. If attending the burial, we ask that you please arrive at the cemetery no later than 1:15PM.