Michael Albert Ricci, age 73, passed away May 26, 2017. He was born on October 4, 1943 to Michael and Rosaria Ricci in Philadelphia, PA. He was raised in Trenton, NJ. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy from September 9, 1963 to June 30, 1991 where he became a Machinist Mate, Chief (MMC). Michael was a loving and devoted husband to his wife Ana, of 32 years, the angel and mentor to all of his children. He served and retired from the U.S. Navy after 28 years. Michael is and always will be the guardian angel to his loved ones. He forever will be the inspiration and the strength to the loved ones he left behind. Michael, a devoted Catholic man, husband, and father will forever be missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his Daughters: Constant Rose, Beth Ann, Mary Jane, and Anabelle, sons: Michael, Robert and Edward, daughters-in -law: Christine and Kim, sons-in-law: Carl and Bill.
A Visitation will be held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.
June 2, 2017
St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
Corpus Christi, TX