Rachel Ricca

Obituary of Rachel J. Ricca

Rachel J. Ricca, age 81, of Bridgeport died on Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at home. She was the widow of Angelo (Al) Ricca who died in 1975. Her first husband was the late George F. Martin who died in 1961. Born on January 11, 1923, Rachel worked for many years at Stevens Clothes in Bridgeport. She completed her work career with Connecticut Bank and Trust Company. She was a parishioner of St. Andrews Church.

Rachel is survived by her daughter, Shaaron DeNitto of Stratford and her son, John K. Martin of South Glastonbury; her sisters, Jean Damon of No. Miami, Florida and Sadie Damiani of Bridgeport, grandchildren, Ralph DeNitto and his wife, Somer, Joseph DeNitto and his wife Cindy, Jeffrey DeNitto and his wife Vicki, Christopher DeNitto, Susan Martin Tighe and her husband Michael Tighe, Jill Martin and her husband Donald Collier, and David J. Martin and his wife, Jennifer. Rachel is also survived by eleven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Andrew Church, 435 Anton St., Bridgeport on Saturday, December 4, 2004 at 9:00 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Michael Cemetery, Stratford. 

Friends may call on Friday from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Connecticut Hospice, 680 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, Ct. 06484.

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