Ricci, Felix A., 89, of Smithfield, passed on June 6, 2021 at home. He was the husband of the late Roberta (Catelli) Ricci and the late Edith (Almonte) Ricci. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Venditelli) Ricci.
Felix was the co-owner along with his brother John of Ricci’s Restaurant of North Providence from 1971-89. He had served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by three children, Pastor John Ricci (wife Jacqueline), Robert Ricci (wife Kristine), and Diane Sherman, grandchildren, Jonathan, Robert, Timothy (wife Ashley), Aaron (fiancée Jennifer), Adam, Zoe, and Zarielle, and great-grandchildren, Lilliana and Adam. He also leaves his brother, Thomas, and sisters, Carmela, Maryann, and Theresa, and was predeceased by John “Junior” and Anna.
His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 10 am in Grace Christian Fellowship, 298 Blackstone St., Woonsocket. Burial with military honors will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HopeHealth Hospice at hopehealthco.org.
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