HORNELL-James R. “Jim” Rechichi, 75, a resident of Hornell Gardens, died early Tuesday morning (March 12, 2019) at St. James Mercy Hospital where he was taken by Hornell City Ambulance.
Born in Hornell on March 18, 1943, he was the son of Joseph & Teresa (Mahoney) Rechichi.
Raised Catholic, Jim had been a communicant of St. Ann’s Church. Throughout
the years, he resided in several locations, including Newark, NY, Rochester, and Hornell.
Jim loved music and was an enthusiastic New York Yankee fan. He also loved collecting model cars.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Joseph Rechichi and John Rechichi; his sister, Marie O’Dell; 2 brothers-in-law, Larry Dunn and Francis O’Dell.
Surviving are his sister, Margare Dunn of Arkport; 2 sisters-in-law, Joanne Rechichi Kame of Arkport and Judy Rechichi of Hornell; several nieces & nephews.
There will be no calling hours. A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.
Jim’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to either St. Ann’s Academy, PO Box 446, Hornell, NY 14843 or to the Cerebral Palsy Foundation, 3 Columbus Circle, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10019
To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.