In memory of
Louis P. Ricci
Louis P. Ricci 1924-2016 92, of Canton, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 14, 2016. Louis was born in Canton, Ohio on May 8, 1924, to the late Noe and Mary Ricci. To know this beautiful 92-year-old man was to love him, he was a ray of sunshine to the darkest room and the smile brought to ones face no matter the day they were having. This story telling, dancing soul, always smiling man not only gained his wings on Oct. 14, 2016, but gained thousands of neighbors, and most importantly, his vision. Fly high Papa Lu you can see the world and all of us from the best seat in the house. Preceded in death by his grandson, Anthony Barbato; brothers: Mondo, Pete and Nello; sisters, Valia and Diane. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Joanne Ricci; daughters: Sherry (Bill) Scheppler, Sandra (Ken) Barbato and Laura (Douglas) Thompson; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Pat Ricci. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Joseph Care Center for their love and care. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Christ the Servant Parish at Our Lady of Peace Church, 1001 39th. St. N.W., Canton, Ohio 44709, with Msgr. Lewis Gaetano officiating. Family and friends may visit from 9:30-10 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be held at Calvary Cemetery. The family invites you to visit: www.reedfuneralhome.com Reed, 330-477-6721
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