PATERSON - Rita G. Dakake (Germanetti), age 95, of Paterson, at rest in Paterson, on Jan. 7, 2017.|
Loving mother of Gail C. Carpenter and her husband, William, of Belleville; Charles Dakake and his wife, Carole, of Fredon; Robert "Bob" Dakake and his wife, Frances Mazzacappa, of Lincroft and Glenn A. Dakake, of Glendale, Calif. Dear grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of seven.
Born in Paterson, she was a lifelong resident. She was an executive secretary for Singer-Kearfott, in Wayne for 25 years before retiring in 1987. Rita was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels R.C. Church, Little Falls. She was a member of the Deborah Hospital Foundation, Browns Mills. She was an avid traveler and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Boulevard, Totowa, on Friday, Jan. 13, at 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass to follow at Our Lady of the Holy Angels R.C. Church, Little Falls at 10 a.m. Interment at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Relatives and friends may visit Thursday, Jan. 12, from 4-8 p.m.
Donations in her memory may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. For more information, go to www.festamemorial.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Jan. 10, 2017