Rita Wilber

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  • "Howard, we are so sorry you lost your wife. You spent 63..."
    - Roy & Cozette Watkins
  • "Mr. Wilber, I am sorry to hear that your wife passed away. ..."
  • "We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Rita. She will..."
    - Ken and Greta Taylor
  • "May God and a lifetime of treasured memories comfort the..."
  • "Rita will be missed by all who knew her."
    - Mary Cumber

EVANS, Ga. - Rita Ann Murtha Wilber, 86, loving wife of 63 years to Howard A. Wilber, entered into rest on Sunday, March 6, 2016. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Roverse serving as celebrant. Inurnment to follow in the St. Teresa of Avila columbarium. Rita was born in Rochester, PA to the late John R. Murtha, Sr. and Anna Marie Biebl Murtha and was a 1947 graduate of Rochester High School. Throughout her life, Rita lived to serve others. She achieved this by volunteering for several years as Auditor in the township where she lived in PA, 26 years as income tax preparer for AARP, and worked for many social organizations. Rita loved to travel with her husband. She also enjoyed baking and was well known for her pies she made from scratch. In addition to her husband, survivors include two brothers, Ronald Murtha and wife Betty, John "Jack" Murtha, Jr. and wife Betty; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Rider and husband Al; brother-in-law, Roger Whitehouse and wife Deborah; sister-in-law, Marge Murtha; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rita was preceded in death by her brothers, William Murtha, Ray Murtha, Donald Murtha; brother-in-law, Robert Whitehouse; sister-in-law, Marion Wilber Rienard and husband Harry. If so desired, memorials may be made to Brandon Wilde Spiritual Outreach Fund in care of University Health Care Foundation, 1350 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30901. Please sign the guestbook and send condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com Platt's Funeral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA 30809


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