Joseph A. DeRicco, of Westbury, NY passed away suddenly on January 10, 2019 at his home in Westbury, New York. He was 83 years old.

Mr. DeRicco graduated with a B.S. Civil Engineering and was a licensed P.E. in the State of New York. He held many executive level engineering positions with general contracting firms in NYC in a highly successful career spanning five decades.

Most recently he was a consulting engineer with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at JFK Airport and was instrumental in the reconstruction of its runways.

He also served in the US Army achieving the rank of First Lieutenant.

Mr. DeRicco is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Catherine, two sons John, of Duluth, GA, Joseph, of Howard Beach, NY, two daughters, Denise DeRicco and Darlene Panzarella both of Westbury, NY. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren, Montana, Madison, Joseph, Santino, Gianni, Fallon, Farrah and Michael.

Wake to be held at Donahue Cecere Funeral Home in Westbury, NY and a funeral mass will be held at St.Brigid RC Church in Westbury, NY.

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Posted on: 2019-01-11

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