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Rita Louise Gajda 1928-2012 CHESHIRE Rita Louise Gajda, 84, of 46 Furnace Hill, Cheshire, died Wednesday, January 25, 2012, at Hillcrest Commons. Born in Adams on January 19, 1928, a daughter of Henry and Lillian Moran Pare, she was educated in Adams schools. Mrs. Gajda was a homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Cheshire. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed traveling and took several cruises. She especially enjoyed her family. Mrs. Gajda leaves her husband, Joseph R. Gajda, whom she married July 6, 1946. Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Gary J. Gajda and his wife, Cindy, of Cheshire; two daughters, Donna M. Koritkoski and her husband, Henry "Hank" of Middletown, Conn., and Susan M. Daly and her husband, Christopher of Richmond; five grandchildren, John Koritkoski and his wife, Tara, David Koritkoski, Linda Koritkoski, Cara Gajda Albuquerque and her husband, Edward, and Kristin Gadja; and two great grandchildren, Ryan Albuquerque and Jackson Koritkoski. She was pre-deceased by two sisters, Viola Reeves and Rachel Rodowicz, and a brother, Henry Pare . FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Rita Louise Gajda will be held Saturday, January 28, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., a.m., at St. Mary of the Assumption Church celebrated by Rev. David R. Raymond, Pastor. Burial will be in the Spring in Cheshire Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Gajda may be made to St. Mary of the Assumption Church or to HospiceCare in The Berkshires in care of DERY-CHESHIRE FUNERAL HOME, P.O. Box 445, Cheshire, MA 01225

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 26, 2012
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