James Patrick Ricci

July 12, 1942June 5, 2021

James “Jim” Ricci, 78, of East Hartford, loving husband of 48 years of Susan L. Ricci and father to his beloved daughter Kate E. Ricci, passed on Saturday, June 5, 2021. Born in Hartford on July 12, 1942, a son of the late Patrick and Julia (Kosar) Ricci, he had been a resident of East Hartford since 1976. Jim was a graduate of Wethersfield High School, class of 1960. Prior to his retirement, Jim was employed for over 27 years by the town of Glastonbury. Jim was a sports enthusiast who loved talking to others about all sports, but especially his die-hard New York Yankees. He also enjoyed watching movies with Westerns being his favorite. In addition to his beloved wife Susan and daughter Kate, Jim is survived by his sister, Carol Lambert of East Hampton; two brothers-in-law, Joseph Cassello and his wife Lisa of Bolton, Michael Bovino and his wife Betty of Meriden; one niece; several nephews, former co-workers, and dear friends. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Jason P. Ricci of East Hartford. Private funeral service and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The D’Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel, 30 Carter Street, East Hartford has been entrusted with the care of the funeral arrangements. For on-line expressions of sympathy to the family please visit


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JoAnn Cassello

June 7, 2021

Dear Sue and family,
I'm so sorry to hear about Jim. I'm keeping you in my thoughts and prayers always.