Marie Rita Vire Budd

Marie Rita Vire Budd

BIDDEFORD, Maine - Marie Rita Vire Budd, 70, of Biddeford and formerly of North Berwick died Monday, December 9, 2013 at Southridge Living Center in Biddeford after a long illness. She was born in Biddeford on September 18, 1943 the daughter of Philippe and Antoinette Jacques Vire and was educated in Biddeford.

On April 28, 1961 she married John Jay Budd, Jr. in St. Andre's Church in Biddeford.

Rita worked at the Pepperell Mills in Biddeford, Allied Hampshire Footwear in Saco and at General Electric in Somersworth, retiring in 1996.

She is survived by her husband and four children.

A memorial service will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at the Biddeford-Saco Elks Lodge, 68 Ocean Park Rd. in Saco, Maine. To share condolences on line, please visit

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Published in Fosters from Dec. 11 to Dec. 14, 2013