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GENTILE, Rita E. (Ristaneo) age 97, of Kettering passed away Monday Jan 7. 2013 (2:44 pm) at home. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Concetta Ristaneo who were born in Santo Stefano, the province of Avellino, Italy. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 ½ years Vito Gentile, brothers: Ray, Carl and Louis. Sisters: Mary and Ellen. She is survived by a son Sam (Rita) Gentile of Beavercreek, daughter Donna (George) Scheu of Centerville, sister Viola Hupka of Danville, CA. Grandchildren: Mark (Diane) Gentile of Shorewood, IL. Jeffery (Abby) Gentile of Beavercreek. Great-grand daughter Keira Gray Gentile of Shorewood, IL. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Rita worked at K.W. Johnson and Company prior to her employment in the bakery dept. at Woody's where she retired in 1993 after 19 years. She had been a member of The Holy Rosary Society at Immaculate Conception Church. She enjoyed using her culinary skills, loved to sew, enjoyed music and also traveling. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 Saturday Jan 12th St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church 4500 Ackerman Blvd. in Kettering. Fr. Haemmerle officiating. Prayers 9:45 Sat. at the funeral home prior to church. Interment Woodside Cemetery, Middletown, OH. Visitation 5-8 pm Friday Jan. 11th at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME 5471 Far Hills Ave. (Far Hills Chapel) The family would like to say a special "Thank You " to caregivers: Chris, Becky,Guida, Brenda and Debra for their love and care of Rita. The family wishes to extend special Thanks to Barb, Diane and Judy with Catholic Social Services (Respite Care) and also a Heartfelt Thanks to Hospice of Dayton. Donations may be made to Catholic Social Services (Respite Care) or Hospice of Dayton in Rita's Name. Condolences @ www.tobiasfuneralhome.com
Published in Journal-News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2013