Obituary for Dennis M. Ricci
Ricci, Dennis M., 67 of Atlantic City, passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
He was predeceased by his parents, Michael and Catharine (nee Marinelli) Ricci. Dennis was a lifelong resident of Chelsea Heights. Dennis was a Holy Spirit graduate, Class of 1968, who went on to receive his bachelor’s degree at St. Joseph’s University and his master’s degree at Villanova University. In 1984 he brought his vast knowledge and education to the housing authority, which later landed him the top spot of Housing Authority Executive Director in 2007. During his term as director one of his great accomplishments was redeveloping the northeast inlet section of Atlantic City.
Dennis was a founding member of the Absecon Lighthouse, which was founded 30 years ago. He was the Vice President of the board of directors. Dennis was an avid golfer who enjoyed his many years in the McGettigan’s Golf League, and yearly trips to Myrtle Beach. He equally enjoyed his days on the beach, from his years as a youth, to his many summers down in Avalon.
Dennis is the beloved brother of Catharine Jackson (William); nephew Michael Jackson (Erin); niece Christine Gras (Steven); and his great nieces, Gianna and Marissa Gras.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 9:30am until 11:00am at St. Katharine Drexel Parish, 6075 West Jersey Ave., Egg Harbor Township. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dennis’s memory to Holy Spirit High School, 500 South New Road, Absecon, NJ 08201 or to the Absecon Lighthouse, 31 South Rhode Island Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Dennis Ricci 1950 2018.SOURCE
Death notice for the town of: Northfield, state: NJ