Richard P. Rappa
Richard P. Rappa A.K.A. Rick Rappa, passed away on July 6, 2013 from CHF and Hyper Tension. Rick was born in Newark, NJ on July 13, 1951. He is survived by his brother, Vincent F. Rappa of Kenilworth, NJ; two half brothers, Jerry and Peter Rappa of Corona, CA and ten nieces and nephews. Rick was the son of Peter Rappa and Josephine Calderone. Rick attended South Gate H.S. Rick was the proprietor of the former Offshore Stereo on Second St. and resided in Long Beach for more than 30 years. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tues., July 23, 2013 at St. Bartholomew Church on Broadway in Long Beach, CA. Rick loved playing golf especially with his brother, Jerry. He also had a passion for Italian style hot dogs and would often ask his brother, Vince, to send him his favorite "Jimmy Buffs" from NJ. Rick will be loved and missed by his family and friends forever. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on July 19, 2013