Funeral flowers with candle

Joann Barbara Manicchia of Novice, Texas, passed away peacefully at her home on June 20, 2020 at the age of 76 years.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Calvary Hill Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Calvary Hill Cemetery.  Services are arranged by Henderson Funeral Home of Coleman.

Joann was born in Chicago, Illinois to Arthur and Barbara Brichetto on February 15, 1944 and attended school at Ursuline Academy in Dallas. On July 2, 1963 she married Ernest J. Manicchia in Dallas, Texas and he preceded her in death. Joann worked for a family business for a number of years, then at Southfork Ranch for 10 years. She retired in 2002 and moved to her ranch in Novice, Texas enjoying many happy years with family and friends at the ranch, and volunteered at the Novice library.

Joann is survived by son Phillip Manicchia and wife Jennifer, son Peter Manicchia, and son Paul Manicchia and wife Ashley; grandchildren Payton, Logan, Dylan, Heather, Aubin, Matson, Tyler and Aydan, and 6 great-grandchildren.

Joann is preceded in death by husband Ernest J. Manicchia; mother Barbara Brichetto and father Arthur Brichetto Sr.; brother Arthur Brichetto Jr. and sister Diane Hicks.