Gioacchino Ricotta, a longtime resident of New Rochelle passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He was born in Italy on August 18, 1926. He married Rosaria Gelsomino on May 4, 1957. He is survived by his wife Rosa, daughter Maria Teresa Benton (Bob), grand daughter Stephanie, great grandson Christian and devoted nephew Fedele Gelsomino and family and many other relatives locally and in Italy. Jack was a Landscaper in New Rochelle for many years. He took great pride in his work and business. Visiting hours are 2-4, 7-9 on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at George T. Davis Funeral Home LLC, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A service is scheduled for 3pm at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon. Interment will be on Friday at Greenwood Union Cemetery at 10:00am.