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Ricardo Rapoza

October 12, 1936 ~ March 6, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


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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Prayer Service
March 9, 2023

6:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Funeral Mass
March 10, 2023

1:00 PM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
501 S. Moore Road
Chattanooga, TN


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