Sharon Malone Ricca

Sharon Malone Ricca passed away on Thursday, Sep­tember 24th, 2015.

Sharon was born in Queens, NY, and grew up in Mineo­la, NY. She attended Bishop McDonald High School on Kings Parkway in Brook­lyn, NY. Sharon attended St. Vincent’s Hospital School of Nursing in NY City and graduated in 1963 as a Reg­istered Nurse. She worked at St. Francis Hospital in NY, Mineola Hospital in NY and St. John’s Hospital in Nassau Bay, TX. She had resided in Merrimack for approximately 30 years, and during such time obtained her Bachelor’s, Sum­ma Cum Laude, from Granite State College. She was an ac­tive member of Our Lady of Mercy Church. She was a very loving wife and mother, and she is dearly missed.

She is survived by her hus­band, Arthur Ricca; their three children, Ben, Kathy and Mi­chele; 5 grandchildren, Angela, Jake, Lexi, Steve, and Raina; her brother Robert Malone; and 12 nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours. A Memorial Mass was held at Our Lady of Mercy, 16 Ba­boosic Lake Road, Merrimack, on Wednesday, September 30th, at 10 AM. Burial fol­lowed in Last Rest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Sharon’s memory can be made to MD Anderson Hospital Cancer Research in Houston, TX, online at

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