Obituary of James S. Ricotta
James “Jim” S. Ricotta James “Jim” S. Ricotta, age 65, of Altoona, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in Altoona after an extended illness with cancer. He was born in Clearfield, PA on April 20, 1955, the son of the late Samuel J. and Rose Lemmo Ricotta. He had resided in Altoona for over 30 years. He was the former manager of Coconuts Records, former announcer at various radio stations, the Erie Curve ball games, and was a substitute teacher. He was a devout Catholic and enjoyed playing the guitar and keyboards (played in a number of bands). He is survived by one brother Joseph M. Ricotta of Millcreek Twp., Erie, PA, one niece Connie and one nephew Charles. Private services were held at the convenience of the family by the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 42316 Sterrettania Rd., Erie, PA 16506.
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