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Date of Passing: Dec 06, 2019Offer Condolences or Memory
She will be greatly missed by her husband of 49 years, Edgar, daughters, Claudette, Michelle and Nicole (Brent); grandchildren, Karen (Cody), Evan (Kasia), Lance, Jayda, Noah and Paige, great-grandchildren, Ethan, Nyah and Lucas; her brothers and sisters; many nieces, nephews and friends.
Rita's ultimate joys in life came from her family and faith.
Thank you to Father Rene, Father Paul and Father Dominic for offering spiritual comfort to Rita and family throughout her brief illness. A special thank you to Father Rene who prayed with Rita and her family as she found peace with her heavenly father. The family would also like to thank the many friends and family members who offered their prayers during this difficult time.
The family would like to thank the nurses on the third-floor unit 5 at Seven Oaks Hospital, Doctor Codlee, Seven Oaks Hospital Urgent Care nurse Ryan, and the many nurses and doctors in the MICU at St. Boniface Hospital. Rita was treated with care and compassion for which the family is truly grateful.
Prayers will be said on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Laurent Parish in St. Laurent. Interment to follow in St. Laurent Parish Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Laurent Parish.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 10, 2019
Condolences & Memories (4 entries)
To Edgar and Family: So sorry to read of Rita's passing. Our condolences to you and your family. She was a woman of strong faith, may she rest in peace. - Posted by: Terry and Clare Meindl (Friends - (currently wintering in Arizona)) on: Dec 16, 2019
My deepest condolences to Edgar , the families, Sorry we can't make it. Prayers and thoughts are with the families Rita was such a wonderful person Very pleasant to be around Rest in peace (friend) Roberta - Posted by: Rita Leost (friend) on: Dec 12, 2019
Claudette, my deepest condolences to you, your dad and sisters along with the rest of your family. - Posted by: Darlene Muise (friend of Claudette) on: Dec 11, 2019
It was an honor working side by side with Rita in the St. Laurent Parish. She became a very good friend. Rita was a very special person. Rest in peace my friend. Annette and Charlie - Posted by: Annette Connelly (Friend ) on: Dec 10, 2019
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