Marilyn A. “Holly” Halloran Ricci, 79, of North Haven, passed away on Thursday May 18, 2017 at the St. Raphael Campus/ Yale New Haven with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to Carmine Ricci. Holly was born in New Haven on April 19, 1938; daughter of the late Martin F. and Mary Gallo Halloran, Sr.; graduate of St. Francis School in New Haven and East Haven High School class of 1955 and was a member of the Senior Center in North Haven. Mother of Natalie (Richard) Monroe, Stephen (Dana) Ricci, Gregory (Julie) Ricci, Keith (Lori) Ricci, Scott (Melanie Olmstead) Ricci and Todd (Trisha) Ricci. Sister of Martin F. Halloran, Jr. and Richard A. Halloran. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. 

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Wednesday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 10:00. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Mary & Joseph Place, 12 Village St. # 9, North Haven, CT 06473 .