RICOTTA - Joan G. (nee Tarantino) December 8, 2012, age 93, beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Ricotta M.D.; devoted mother of John J. (Gloria D.) and Paul J. (Maureen B.); loving grandmother of Joseph (Valeria), Genna, Lise (Louis) Asaro, Christina and Michelle; cherished great-grandmother of four great-grandchildren; dearest sister of Anthony (late Amelia) and John (Louise) Tarantino; also survived by loving nieces and nephews. Mrs. Ricotta was a member of the Bishops Counsel of Laity and also a lady of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre. The family will be present on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (at W. Ferry St.). Family and friends are welcome to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday from St. Michael R.C. Church, 651 Washington St., Buffalo at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. Entombment to immediately follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, memorials may be made in Mrs. Ricotta's name to the Joseph J. Ricotta, M.D. '41 Memorial Scholarship, Canisius College Stewardship Office, 2001 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14208. Share your condolences at www.AMIGONE.com
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Published in the Buffalo News from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012