Richard C. “Rico” DellaCroce
Loving Husband, Father & Brother
Mr. Richard C. “Rico” DellaCroce, age 62, of Oakville passed away on Sunday February 23, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of Debbie (Cuddy) DellaCroce.
Rico was born in Waterbury, CT on July 15, 1951 son of the late Vincent and Theresa (Ingala) DellaCroce and was a truck driver for Moffo Trucking in Prospect for 30 years.
He loved classic cars and was the proud owner of a classic Camaro. He worked on cars for all his friends and was a huge UConn Women’s Basketball Fan. Rico liked Harley Davidson Motorbikes and was a member of the Waterbury Lodge of Elks BPOE #265.
Besides his wife, he leaves his son, Richard C. DellaCroce, Jr., brother, Vincent DellaCroce, sisters, Rose Lacerenza and Dolores DellaCroce, grandchildren, Jeffrey and Jasmine Wright and Richard Joseph DellaCroce and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Theresa DellaCroce and sister, Katherine Arnauckas.
Arrangements: Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708