Ricci, Eugene Richard 1936 - 2013 Gene Ricci, 76, died Feb. 26, 2013 at his Dallas home. Born on July 3, 1936 in NY to Italian parents Eugene & Jean, Gene had polio at young age. Despite of that, he lived a full life. He loved fishing, sports, and travelling. Gene earned a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Indiana Technical College. He was a Life Master in the American Contract Bridge League. Gene retired from TI after 30 years of successful management career within the Semiconductor Group, and later Assembly & Test Subcons. Gene contributed much retirement life to setting up computers for south Dallas community for under privileged children. He was an avid local leader and mentor for several investment clubs. Gene battled and defeated colon, lung, throat, & skin cancer between 1995 & 2001. His spirits inspired many cancer patients. Gene is survived by his beloved wife of 36 years, Kueifung Ricci, brothers Joseph Ricci & Tom DeVesto, sister- & brother-in-law Meimei & Nick DiGennaro, nephew Ben, and many close friends. Mass/memorial on Wed., March 6, 2013 at 11:00 am, All Saints Catholic Church, 5231 Meadowcreek Dr. Dallas, TX 75248. Private internment to follow.
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Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 5, 2013