On February 06 2021 native of Sonoma passed away At the age of 92 Ricciotti ( RICK ) Maffioli at home with his family by His side. Rick was born in a little hospital on Burndale Road he attended grammar school on Watmaugh Road and then Sonoma High school were he was on the VERY first football team and was very proud of it, worked on the family farm on Arnold Drive. He served in the Army and came home with a Purple Heart. Rick met the love of his life at the Boyes Spring pool back in the early 50’s
Jean Mazzaferri from San Francisco soon were married in 1955 for 65 year of marriage. He later had two boys Mark and Todd both of Sonoma Rick moved to S.F. to be closer to Jean’s family But his heart was in Sonoma he came back with
His family to Sonoma in 1971 to make Sonoma his home he work as a auto body mechanic at a S.F. independent body shop for 18 year then at S.F. Muni bus line where he retired after 23 year, at 62 Rick was a car guy he won many trophy for top speed in 1956 at Santa Rosa speedway, he was involved in many car events and in many Sonoma Clubs helping and BBQ at social gatherings doing His part Rick was one of 7 children 4 girls & 3 boys One girl passed at birth Angie Montini, Rina Camp, Beatrice (Ida) Sartori Nobile & Mazzini Maffioli
He survived by his wife Jean and son Todd (Mark who Passed in 2018) numerous nieces and nephew and sister Ida Sartori of Petaluma. Rick will be very missed by his sister all who knew him with his big smile and social attitude and those he helped along the way.
He was a good father and husband and will be missed VERY VERY much by his wife and son
Rest in Peace we love you DAD….
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