Mary Rita Groth

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Mary Rita Groth passed away on June 7, 2014. She was born on October 21, 1926 to Peter Thome and Julie Thome (Barlan).

After a long career as a Contracting Officer for the Department of Defense, she enjoyed travel and was involved as a devout Catholic and an active member in both the parish and community. Mary Rita was a long time member of Respect Life of Colorado Springs. She had a special affection for Saint Rita of Casia.

Mary Rita was preceded in death by her brother Peter. She is survived and deeply missed by her sister-in-law, Susan, nieces and nephews; Suzanne Paul, John Thome, Tony Thome, Kathryn Thome Wilson; twelve grand nieces and nephews, and a host of dear friends.

A vigil service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 13, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1830 S. Corona Ave. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. at the church with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Pikes Peak Citizens for Life Education Fund.
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Published in The Gazette on June 12, 2014
Mary Rita Groth
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