William A. "Billy" Ricci
November 8, 2020
Ricci, William A. "Billy", - 72, of Palm Harbor, passed on November 8, 2020, after a brief illness. He was at home with his wife, Laura. Bill was born at home in Cologne, NJ to Nicholas Peter and K. Leone Ricci nee Seymour, both of whom predeceased him. He graduated from Oakcrest High School in 1967. He joined the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment. He served with the Iron Rakkasans in Viet Nam to include the Battle of Hamburger Hill. He lived in Bennington, VT where he met Laura Stirling Lassor and they were married in Hoosick Falls, NY on November 24, 1984. Bill and Laura lived in upstate NY, NC, PA, and retired to FL. Bill worked in the food consulting industry and co-owned and operated Sanitations Solutions Plus. He loved golfing and bowling with the Highland Lakes Bowling League. Bill is survived by his wife Laura; siblings Betty Ann Laino (Kenneth), Nicholas Peter Ricci, Jr. (Virginia), Lana Mary Virgilio (Ronald, deceased), Ronald John Ricci (Vivian, deceased), and many friends and relatives who will surely miss him. A gathering to celebrate his life will be arranged for a future date. For those who wish to offer a donation in his name, Bill was a strong supporter of the St. Jude's Children Hospital.
To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by The Press of Atlantic City from Nov. 15 to Nov. 22, 2020.
No memorial events are currently scheduled.
To offer your sympathy during this difficult time, you can now have memorial trees planted in a National Forest in memory of your loved one.
Funeral services provided by:
Curlew Hills Memory Gardens
Add a Message
11 Entries
Rest In Peace Billy Thoughts & Prayers!for you and your family!
A J Derkach
November 16, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but your special memories can help you & your family cope. Remembering your loved one today and always. Please except my deepest sympathies.
Simone Taylor
November 15, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Jim and Ginny Hotze
November 15, 2020
Where do I begin? Billy and I were close friends for over 40 years. I worked for him at Harbor Lanes and Boardwalk Bowl. We were inseparable over such a long period of time. I learned alot of life's lessons from him. So many memories over so many years.
Mike Burger
November 15, 2020
Billy's life was a true adventure. Thanks for the many bowling, golfing and fun times we shared in NJ and NY. May God bless you and comfort your family. Billy "Tinker" Shaffer
Billy Shaffer
November 15, 2020
My sincere condolences.
Mary Lynn Doernbach
November 15, 2020
Sad that some family was forgotten about. All though he had a DAUGHTER and grand daughter Victoria and grandson Vann and a great grandson Four. We were apart of his life. He will be sadly missed and forever thankful of his advice and dry humour.
November 14, 2020
Laura, sending my deepest sympathy to you. Bill was a kind gentle soul & I know your loss is immeasurable. You are in my thoughts & prayers. Sending much love, Teresa
Teresa Lassor
November 14, 2020
The world just lost some laughter when it’s as needed as ever.
November 14, 2020
We enjoyed hanging out with Bill and Laura years ago in Hoosick Falls. The Godfather was our go to movie. Bill had a great laugh, and we are grateful for those fun times. Deepest sympathy to Laura
Jeannie Mook
November 14, 2020
We are very sorry to hear of Billy's passing. May he rest in peace.
Tom and Cheryl Stark
November 14, 2020