Giovanna Jennie Ricci, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on April 26, 2014. She was 94 years old. Giovanna was born in the Bronx on October 7, 1919, to the late Caroline and Erminio Massafra. She worked for the City of New Rochelle Finance Dept. as a payroll senior account clerk. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Martin whom she married in 1955. He died in 1973; her sisters Laura Vinci and Lucy Azznara, and her brother Gino Massafra. Visiting hours will be Tuesday 4-7pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Pl., New Rochelle, where a funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday 12 noon. Interment will follow Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your charity or church.