Rita Jean Knox
1931-2013 MANCHESTER, VT Rita Jean Knox, 81, a resident of Green Knolls Lane in Rutland, and formerly of Manchester, Vermont, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vermont. Rita was born in Tupper Lake, New York on September 22, 1931 the daughter of Martin and Yvonne (Proulx) Cummings. She received her education in Tupper Lake area schools, graduating from high school in 1949, and then attending Burlington, Vermont College. Rita loved to quilt, work on crossword puzzles, enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family. Rita is survived by her children Jacquelyn Parker of Mooresville, Indiana, Jean Teddington of Atlanta, Georgia and Geraldine Knox of Rutland, brothers Gerald Cummings of Virginia and Ben Cummings of Arlington, Vermont, sisters Danielle Frommer of Nantucket, Massachusetts and Geraldine Blair of Arizona, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Michael Knox who died in 1981, her brother Martin Cummings who died in 1996 and her sisters Esther Caruso, Yvonne Mashell and Jacquelyn Ague. At the request of the family here are no formal funeral services. If friends desire memorial gifts in Rita's memory may be made to the Rutland Regional Rescue Squad, c/o Brewster & Shea Funeral Service P.O Box 885 Manchester Center, Vermont 05255. To send the family personal email condolences please visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral arrangements are pending and a full obituary will appear in a future edition. The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Brewster & Shea Funeral Service 34 Park Place Manchester Center, Vermont.
Published in The Manchester Journal from Sept. 20 to Oct. 11, 2013