Rose (Martinelli) Ricci

A Mass of Christian Burial for the Johnston native is scheduled for Tuesday morning at St. Rocco Church.


Rose (Martinelli) Ricci, 96, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Domenico Ricci. Born in Johnston, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Teresa (Scuncio) Martinelli.

She is survived by her loving sons, Robert A. Ricci and his wife Karen, and Dennis T. Ricci, all of Cranston. Rose was the cherished grandmother of Rhonda and Steven Ricci, and Kristin Brooks, and the great-grandmother of Justin and Blake Brooks. She was the sister of the late Josephine D’Arrezzo, and the cousin of the late Frances and Jessie Ferri.

Funeral from the Nardolillo Funeral Home & Crematory, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston, on Tuesday at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in , 927 Atwood Ave., Johnston. Interment will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

Visiting hours: Monday 5 to 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to, St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.


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