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Riccardo Potenziani, age 86 of Danbury died on February 19th at Danbury Hospital. He was the husband of Adelia (Del Monte) Potenziani.
Riccardo was born July 6, 1927 in Fumono, Italy the son of the late Vincenzo and Anna (Campoli) Potenziani. Following his marriage to his wife Adelia in 1955, they emigrated to the United States in 1956.
A longtime resident of Danbury, Riccardo was employed with the Morganti Construction Co. for over 30 years until the time of his retirement. He was a parishioner of Saint Joseph Church, Danbury, and enjoyed travelling with his wife Adelia to many locations in both Europe and the United States.
In addition to his wife Adelia of 59 years, Riccardo is survived by his brother Antonio Potenziani of Italy, along with several nieces and nephews including his niece Anita Chauvin of Danbury.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Monday February 24th at Saint Joseph Church, Danbury. Burial will be in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury.
The family will receive friends at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street Danbury on Monday February 24th from 8:30am until 10:00am.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the
Published in News Times on Feb. 21, 2014