Rita Ann Korth (nee Dismeier), 80, of Sun City, passed away while in Hospice of the Valley Care on May 17th, 2014.
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Rita is survived by husband, Paul; sister, Gretchen Blum; sons, Michael and Christopher LaGrassa; and grandchildren: Adam, Christina and Celina LaGrassa; niece, Lynn Cotterman; and nephew, Patrick Rogers.
Rita was born January 10th, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio, lived in Europe and around the US, settling in Arizona in 2001. She studied at Ohio State University where she jointed Alpha Delta Pi sorority, finishing her education and graduating from Miami University in Ohio. Rita was active in and held leadership positions in the Sun City Woman's Chorus and Sun City RV club and was active in the choir of Spirit of Hope Methodist church in Peoria, AZ. Rita's life, outside her family, focused on music and was an accomplished singer and concert pianist. She also loved being on the road in their RV.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, June 1st, at Spirit of Hope Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria, 85381. The family requests gifts in Rita's memory be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children (www.shrinershospitals.org).
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Published in Daily News-Sun on May 23, 2014