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Rita C. McNally

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McNally, Rita C.

Rita, a long time resident of Valley Cottage, quietly passed away surrounded by her children on August 22, 2011. She was born to Michael and Mary Conneely on March 29, 1924 in New York City. Rita was the middle child of three daughters. She married Joseph P. McNally (dec. 1998) in June of 1944.

Rita McNally is survived by four children, Gregory McNally of NJ, Karen McNally of San Francisco, Joanne McNally and her husband, Vincent Quiros and Joseph McNally and his wife, Jill of Valley Cottage and three grandchildren, Greg E. McNally of Detroit, Jessica Lichtenthal and Sierra Quiros of V.C. She was a great source of joy and laughter, a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was an avid reader, loved the theater and movies, loved music and dancing, loved to travel and was a great travel companion, practiced yoga and tai chi, and was a big N.Y. Jets fan.

Rita C. McNally will be waked at Higgins Funeral Home, 113 Lake Road East, Congers, NY 10920 on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. Viewing hours are 3pm to 5pm and 7pm to 9pm. A Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul's Church, 82 Lake Road, Congers, NY at 10am on Thursday, August 25. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956

Michael J Higgins FH

321 South Main Street

New City, NY 10956

(845) 634-6110


Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 24, 2011
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