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Rita V. Freitas

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  • "Claudia, we are so sad to hear of the passing of aunt Rita...."
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    - FRAN DUFROMONT
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    - Claudia Miller
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    - Linda O'Brien

Rita V. Freitas
of Chelmsford, formerly of Lowell; 86

CHELMSFORD -- Rita V. Freitas, 86, of Chelmsford, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Palm Center, after a brief illness. She was a daughter of the late Luis and the late Rita C. (DaSilva) Freitas.

Born October 23, 1927, in Lowell, she was raised and educated in the Lowell Schools graduating from Lowell High School. A Lowell resident until 30 years ago when she moved to North Chelmsford, she was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church, and was a former member of the Holy Rosary Sodality.

Rita was a gifted seamstress and worked in the Lowell area for many years in the Garment Industry before working for Raytheon in South Lowell for over 20 years before her retirement.

She enjoyed time spent with her family, as well as quilting and bowling, and was a member of the North Chelmsford Senior Center for over 20 years.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews including Al Aguiar, Joe Aguiar, Priscilla Hilliard, Louis Aguiar, and Claudia Miller and her husband, Harry Miller.

She was also a sister of the late Mary Aguiar, and the late Joseph DeFreitas.

FREITAS -- YOU ARE INVITED TO HER FUNERAL MASS ON MONDAY, JULY 14, AT 9 A.M. AT ST. ANTHONY'S CHURCH, 893 CENTRAL ST., LOWELL. CALLING HOURS HAVE BEEN OMITTED.

ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL, 978-458-6816. BURIAL IN ST. PATRICK CEMETERY.

PLEASE SEND MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO ST. ANTHONY'S CHURCH, 893 CENTRAL ST., LOWELL, MA 01852 OR THE CHELMSFORD SENIOR CENTER, 75 GROTON ROAD, N. CHELMSFORD, MA 01863.

E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM
Funeral Home
McDonough Funeral Home
14 Highland Street Lowell, MA 01852-3359
(978) 458-6816
Published in Lowell Sun on July 12, 2014
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