Rita C. Valeri
1933 - 2014
Rita C. Valeri, 80. of Kenosha, died on Friday, July 11, 2014, at United Hospital System - St. Catherines Medical Center Campus, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on Aug. 9, 1933, in Racine, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Moriarty) Nixa.
On Aug. 22, 1953, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Racine, she was united in marriage to Luigi Valeri.
For several years, Rita was employed in the family auto body shop business.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Rita was an avid reader, great listener, and always enjoyed all the simple things in life.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 61 years, Luigi Valeri; her three children, Margaret Valeri, Louis (Carmela) Valeri and Angela Valeri; her three grandchildren, Christina, Andrew (Yilian) and Michael Valeri; her brother, Joseph Nixa; her two sisters, Katherine and Paula; her two sisters-in-law, Anna Carlini and Jane Nixa; her special friend and caregiver, Anne Thraser; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, beginning with a prayer service at 9:15 a.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 2224 45th Street. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum. A visitation for Rita will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 15, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Ritas family would like to extend a special thank you to the ICU staff of St. Catherines Medical Center for the loving care they provided.
Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3720 39th Avenue
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com
Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home
3720 39th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on July 13, 2014