Daniel Charles Ricciardi, age 73, of Plano, Texas, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019. He was born September 29, 1945, in West Haven, Connecticut, to Aniela (Danielczuk) and Carmine Ricciardi. Daniel played football at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Connecticut. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Daniel obtained his associate’s degree from American River Community College in Sacramento, California. He worked as a newspaper distributor and was of the Catholic faith.
Daniel is survived by his daughter, Erin N. Phillips of The Colony, Texas; his ex-wife, Paula K. Phillips also of The Colony; his sister Vicki DeCrosta and her husband, Joe, of New Haven, Connecticut; and his nephews, Ron Mierzejewski and Mark Mierzejewski.
He was preceded in death by his parents Aniela and Carmine Ricciardi.