Ricardo Joseph Rapoza, 86, passed away peacefully at home Monday, March 6, 2023. Ricardo was born October 12, 1936 to the late Joseph and Leontina Cuña Rapoza. He was a resident of Naples, FL and Port Smith, Rhode Island for many years before moving to the North Georgia/ Chattanooga area. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help over 15 years. Ricardo was immersed in the Antiquing World for over 50 years and was self-employed for most of them.
Ricardo is survived by his loving spouse of 51 years, Yves Rochon; beloved friend of 53 years, Cindy McDonald and her beautiful daughter Amy Hampton; friend, Thom Demas; acquaintances, Sean Hill, Mike Waldo, Grace Worley, Sam Brinkley and Donna Bugg; sister, Theresa; nephew, Joey Rapoza.
A prayer service will be held at 6 PM, Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory.
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Funeral mass will be held 1 PM, Friday at OLPH in Chattanooga, TN with Father Arthur officiating.
Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.
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