Deaths Death Notices
RICOTTA, Joseph S.
RICOTTA - Joseph S. Of Lackawanna, entered into rest December 15, 2016; beloved husband of the late Diminica "Marge" (nee Bordonaro); devoted father of Carole (Edwin) Swannie, Joseph, Maria Carole (Daryl) Ziccarelli, Lorraine (David) Rudick, Lawrence (Madonna), Peter J. (Amy), James, Michael (Karen), Cynthia (Daniel) Madigan, Catherine (Joseph) Laukaitus and David (Michelle); cherished grandfather of 21 grandchildren; cherished great-grandfather of 26 great-grandchildren; loving son of the late Joseph and Gaetana "Carrie" Ricotta; dear brother of Josephine Ricotta and the late Peter Ricotta; also survived by relatives and friends. Relatives and friends may visit the LOMBARDO FUNERAL HOME (Southtowns Chapel) 3060 Abbott Rd., near Lake Ave. on Sunday from 3-8 PM, where prayers will be said on Monday morning at 9:00 o'clock and a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 10:30 o'clock. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Mr. Ricotta was a US Army Air Force veteran of WWII. He was a recipient of the American Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, the WWII Victory Medal and European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal.