John Ricci

Obituary of John Ricci

Ricci, John, 60, of Somers Point, passed away suddenly with his family by his side on Thursday, July 6th at 12:15pm.

Born January 27, 1957 in Atlantic City, John was raised in Mays Landing, with his two brothers and sister, and graduated from Oakcrest High School, Class of ’75. He worked many years at Prudential Insurance Company, in Linwood, where he met his “bride to be”, Margaret. He worked alongside his brothers, at Lighthouse Painting, before becoming a Home Health Aide with Holy Redeemer, for the past 28 years.

John is survived by his devoted wife Margaret “Peggy” and his constant companion Precious, his sister Kathy Breder (Andersen), niece Kara (Jason) Thompson, and great niece and nephew Talia and Jensen, his brother Dennis and nephews and niece Dennis Jr., Danielle and Anthony, sisters-in-law Sharon Andersen, Chrisie (Mike) Miceli, nephew Kyle and Little Richard, Patty (John) Votta and nieces Caitlyn and Callie.

John is predeceased by his parents John and Rita “Dolly” Ricci, his brother Lee Andersen, his sister-in-law Dolores “Dee” Ricci, and his loving cat Panther.

John was a loving husband, a great brother and friend, and awesome uncle and a constant curator of any and ALL things collectable. He was reliable, kind and unknowingly humorous.  He will be deeply missed by his friends, family, and all who knew him.

Friends and family may call from 6-7pm, with a service to follow at 7pm on Thursday, July 13th, at the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home, 1707 New Road, Linwood. In lieu of flowers, donations can be considered, in John’s memory, to your local SPCA. Condolences may be extended to the family at