WOONSOCKET- Rica Nanni, 92, formerly of Woonsocket, died on December 18, 2013 in Connecticut.
Rica was born in Montereale, Italy. She was the daughter of Frank and Dosalina Nanni, also of Woonsocket.
Rica was predeceased by her sisters, Olga Trocchi and Flora Mirabelli, both of Connecticut and her brother, Fred Nanni, of California. She is survived by her nieces, Patricia Trocchi, Linda Trocchi Heath, Janice Mirabelli, and a nephew, Dr. Mark Douglas Nanni. She is also survived by several grandnieces and grandnephews.
Rica worked for Finkelstein's in Woonsocket before becoming owner and operator of Rickey's Powder Box in Providence. She later worked for A.T. Cross where she retired.
She was a former member of Ladies Guild of All Saints Church, St. Joseph's Senior Citizens, and a member of the Century Club of St. Anthony Church.
Her funeral mass will be held on Saturday Janurary 18, 2014, at 11 A.M. in St. Anthony Church, Greene St. Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Calling hours are omitted. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket is in charge of the arrangements.