Rita Mae Cain

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PIQUA - Rita Mae Cain, age 89, of Piqua, formerly of Tipp City, passed away April 26, 2013, at the Upper Valley Medical Center.

She was born in Miami County on Sept. 11, 1923, to the (late) William and Edith (Macy) Gray; a graduate of Tippecanoe High School, Class of 1942; worked as a clerk at Cramer's Drug Store, Tipp City; a member of Mites Society and Nashville United Church of Christ, West Milton; an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and liked to quilt, but her family was first.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Cain in 1992; grandson, Daniel Kihm in 2006; two brothers, Keith and Kenneth Gray; and sister, Glenna Mason.

Rita is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cathy (Cain) and Dennis Rhoades of Piqua; two grandchildren, Maria and husband, Jim Hicks of Gettysburg, Doug Kihm of Piqua; seven great-grandchildren, Josh, Macy Jayden, Marissa, Shelby, Seth, and Jace; special niece, Lisa Kerrick of Springboro; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She will be missed by Moose, Benji, Maizie, and Jughead.

The family will receive friends 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery, Covington.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Nashville United Church of Christ, West Milton, with Rev. Lynn Labs officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the or . Condolences may be left for the family at

Published in The Daily Advocate on Apr. 28, 2013
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