We announce with much sadness that Rita passed away on February 2, 2007 in Nanaimo at the age of 67 years.
Her daughters, Lorraine and Sandra, her sisters Katherine and Elizabeth, and son-in-law Kevin were at her side.Â Rita touched many in her lifetime with her kindness, generosity and devotion to those she loved. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.Â Rita was born in England and moved to Canada in 1964, settling in Edmonton, Alberta for 39 years before moving to enjoy her retirement in Parksville, British Columbia in 2003.Â Her family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the treasured friends, community care staff, and NRGH Palliative Care staff for their loving care and support for Rita during her illness.Â
There was no service at her request.Â
If so desired, remembrances may be sent to Rita’s family at firstname.lastname@example.org or donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, your local hospice, or a charity of your choosing.