Rita B. Levers, Madison Twp., died Saturday at Commonwealth Hospice of NEPA at Regional Hospital of Scranton after an illness. She was the wife of Fred Levers. The couple celebrated 52 years of marriage.
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Born Sept. 9, 1942, in Pittston, daughter of Helen Baker Budzak and the late John Budzak, she was a 1960 graduate of St. Mary's High School in Elizabeth, N.J. She was also a graduate of Penn State University. Rita had a 20-year career at Haddon Craftsmen in Scranton as a production estimator. She enjoyed her present employment at James T. O'Hara Inc. as office manager. She was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Church, Moscow.
Rita enjoyed gardening, cooking, Pittsburgh Steelers games on Sunday, visiting the beach and Harley rides with her husband. She will be dearly missed by her family.
Rita's family would like to extend thanks to Hospice of the Sacred Heart and Commonwealth Hospice for their kind and loving care to Rita.
Also surviving are a daughter, Christine Osborne and husband, Thomas, Covington Twp.; son, Daniel Levers, Scranton; two brothers, John and David Budzak; and two grandchildren, Marissa Maurer and Matthew Maurer.
A blessing service will be Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home, 401 Church St., Moscow, by the Rev. Robert J. Simon. Interment will be private at the family's convenience.
Friends may call Wednesday, 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, 401 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18503. For online condolences, visit www.duffyandsnowdon.com
Duffy & Snowdon Funeral Home
401 Church St Moscow, PA 18444
Published in Scranton Times on July 21, 2014