Ricci, Giovanni “John” passed away in his home surrounded by family on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at the age of 85. Devoted husband of the late “Nancy” Annunziata Ricci. Loving father of Tony (Debra) Ricci, Sue Ricci Lopreato and Tina Lopreato. Cherished grandfather of Nunzia Dominique, Jaime (Adam), Giovanni, Nina, Nicola “Nico”, Veronica and Francesca. Great-grandfather of Clarke, Rylee Jane, Blake, and Rey. Beloved uncle of Gerardo, Lucia, Claudio, Sue, and Nina. Dear brother of the late Michele (Antoinette) Ricci, Nuccia (Tonino) Danese (nee: Ricci). John was born in Civitanova Del Sannio, Italy on December 7, 1935, to the late Antonio and Maria Assunta (nee: Cardarelli) Ricci. Visitation will be Wednesday April 28th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Clepper-Hay Funeral Home at 2961 Madison Road, Oakley, 45209. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday April 29th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Cecilia Church, 3105 Madison Road, Oakley, 45209. Entombment to follow at Old St. Joe Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati. Condolences at www.clepperkelsch.com
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