RIFICI JOSEPH F. RIFICI, age 82. Beloved husband of Rose (nee Sabo) for 60 years. Loving father of Frances Rifici Ratka, Joseph M. (Bethany) and Louis (Gwen). Dearest grandfather of Joseph C. (Ali), Beth Scheiderer, Stephanie Lynn, Danielle Marie, Jeana Mahramus (Anthony), Amy Ratka and Jonathan. Great-grandfather of Evelyn Mahramus. Son of the late Joseph and Frances (nee Laurianti). Brother of Charles (Cherie, deceased) and the late Constance Zahler (Al) and Jeanette Korkowski (Ray). Beloved uncle, great-uncle and dear friend of many. U.S. Army Veteran. The family would like to thank the staff at Ames Family Hospice for their support and care and asks that contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Leo The Great Church, 4940 Broadview Rd., Cleveland, Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. Friends received at THE RIPEPI FUNERAL HOME, 5762 PEARL RD. (AT SNOW RD.), WEDNESDAY 4-8 P.M.