Joseph C. Ricca, 73 of Port Richey, FL, son of Joseph and Anna Ricca, born on February 20, 1946, passed away at his home on July 8, 2019.
Surrounded by his loving family. Joe served in the U.S. Navy from 1965-1969. He was a Corpsman in Vietnam (68/69) with CMBU 301 (SeaBees) and was a Purple Heart recipient. In 1973 he began his 25 year career with F.D.N.Y. He was a proud firefighter for 20 years and was promoted to Fire Marshal in 1993. He retired in 1998.
Joe is survived by his wife Diane, 3 sons, Joseph, Pat and Michael, their wives Lorraine, Aisha and Elizabeth and 9 Grandchildren.