Joseph A. Ribarich, 83, of Hicksville, died on May 15, 2004. He proudly served during WWII in the US Navy. Husband of Annette (nee Natale). Father of Kenneth, Deborah Wallace (Barry), Robin and Thomas (Mary Ellen). Grandfather of Heather, Kevin, Jenna, Anna and Louis. Brother of Mary Zuk, Stella Canosa and John. Arrangements were made by the Vernon C. Wagner Funeral Home, Hicksville. Religious service at the funeral home. Interment Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.