PEMBROKE- Christopher J. Ricci, 48, of Pembroke, passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital after a sudden illness on February 26, 2018.
Born in Malden, MA, Chris was the son of Joseph Ricci of Wakefield, MA and the late Patricia (Collins) Ricci. He was raised and educated in Malden and had been a resident of Pembroke since 1987.
Chris was employed as a welder for General Electric in Hooksett for over 20 years. He was very artistic with his welding skills and utilized it in making gifts for people. He enjoyed playing his guitar and riding his scooter but above all, cherished the time he spent with family and friends.
In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his daughter, Christina M. Ricci and brother, Dennis Ricci.
Chris is survived by his wife of 27 years, Lisa (Camelo) Ricci of Pembroke; his children, Nicholas and Angela Ricci of Pembroke; his brother, Joseph Ricci of Allenstown; his grandmother, Carmella LaConte of Wakefield, MA; granddaughter, Sequoya, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, March 4th from 3 to 5 P.M. in the Petit-Roan Funeral Home 167 Main St. in Pembroke. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 5th at 11:30 A.M. in St. John the Baptist Church in Allenstown. Spring burial will take place in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Chris’ memory may be sent to the American Heart Association, 2 Wall St. #104, Manchester, NH 03101. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.petitroan.com