Faye DeRicco, 85, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at her home. Services will be held in Reno, Nev.
Faye was born Oct. 17, 1922, to Habert and Guila Knapp. She married Leo DeRicco in 1955 in Reno, Nev. She worked as a pit boss at Harrah's Casino in Reno, Nev., and enjoyed watching sports on TV and loved to play Bingo.
She is survived by a son, Jim Mitchell, and companion, Ruth Anne Padrick of Livermore, Calif.; brothers, Jim Knapp, and wife, Ellen, Wayne Knapp, and wife, Velma, Jerry Knapp, and wife, Beverly; a sister Carol Reich; daughter-in-law, Mary Mitchell; grandchildren, Leslie Marie Lorton, Sherry Faye Walters, James Mitchell, and Jesse Mitchell; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, and a son, Dennis Mitchell.
Arrangements are with Perl Funeral Home.