Rita T. Mayotte(1931 - 2014)

Rita T. Mayotte Jul. 4, 1931 - Apr. 12, 2014 PUTNAM - Rita T. Mayotte, 82, formerly of Woodstock Avenue obtained her lifelong goal on Saturday, APRIL 12, 2014 when she was called home to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was the beloved wife of Ralph Mayotte, until his passing in 2004. Born on July 4, 1931, Rita was the only daughter of the late Adelard and Leona Harvey. In her early years she worked at American Optical in Southbridge, then she and her late husband made their home in Putnam in 1979. After receiving her bachelor's degree from the University of Connecticut, she worked as a counselor with Integrated Lifestyle Counseling and as a recreational therapist at the Westview Nursing Home. A devoted Christian, Rita was a member of the First Apostolic Church of Danielson. In addition to her husband, Rita was predeceased by her son, Michael Cecere, whose loving memory she carried in her heart. She was also predeceased by her four brothers, Raymond, Maurice, Armand and Roger Harvey and will be missed by the Harvey family nephews and nieces she leaves behind. Funeral services will be held Wednesday April 16, 2014 at 1:00 PM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam. A Calling hour will be Wednesday from 12 Noon until time of service. Burial in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam. Donations may be made in her memory to the CT Humane Society. To share a memory "Light a Candle" at www.smithandwalkerfh.com

Funeral Home

Smith and Walker Funeral Home
148 Grove Street Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 928-2442

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Apr. 14, 2014