Rita Jane Rhinemiller (Thayer), born February 2, 1927 in Berea OH. Graduated from Vermilion High School in 1945. Rita retired as a case worker for the Social Security Administration and was very active with the Girl Scouts for more than 40 years. Her greatest joy was being outside working in the garden or fishing with her nephews. Her body has been donated to The Ohio State Medical College. She is preceded in death by parents, Melvin and Rose (O'Mare); daughter, Christine; brothers, Joseph Thayer and Paul Thayer. She is survived by sisters, Agnes Janasko and Patricia Zimmerman, grandson, Michael Miskch and great-granddaughter, Aurora Miskch and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, and great grand-nieces. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Mary Church, 5450 Ohio St., Vermilion OH 44089. Please make a donation in Rita's memory to: The Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio, 6111 South Broadway, Lorain, OH 44053. Arrangements by the NOVAK FUNERAL HOME, COLUMBUS, OHIO. 614-268-8811. On line condolences to: www.novakfuneralhome.com.