NEWBURY TWP. – Lynn A. Ricca (nee Vargo), age 63, of Newbury Township, passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2021, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.
She was born in Parma, Ohio, on May 8, 1957, to Leonard and Bernice (nee Menger) Vargo.
Lynn later married Ronald P. Ricca on June 4, 1977.
“Momma Ricca,” as she was called by the neighborhood kids, was well known as the “community mom.” Lynn loved opening her home up to family and friends, whether for a holiday or just an impromptu get together.
She was very active in the Newbury P.T.O. while her kids were in school, especially working the spring carnivals. Lynn also enjoyed going to various local casinos to play slot machines.
She will be dearly missed by: her loving husband of 43 years, Ronald; children, Ronald C. (Christina) Ricca, Nicole Ricca, Ryan (Courtney) Ricca; grandchildren, Vinnie, Gia, Nina, Ella; brother, Tim (Lisa) Vargo; nieces Tara Vargo and Kristina Vargo, brother-in-law, Ken Ricca; sister-in-law, Carla (Lyn) Svendsen; cousins and many friends.
A private graveside service will be held at Newbury Center Cemetery, 14915 Auburn Road, Newbury.
A celebration of life for Lynn will be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Best Funeral Home, 15809 Madison Road, Middlefield, 440-632-0818. Online condolences may be sent at www.bestfunerals.com.