Rita D. Guard June 6, 1922 - May 31, 2013 Colchester - Rita D. Guard, age 90, of Colchester (formerly of Lisbon), passed away at Harrington Court in Colchester on May 31, 2013. She was born in Norwich on June 6, 1922 to the late Joseph and Mary (Kenyon) Blanchette. She was married to Peter Lukasiewicz and then later to George G. Guard. They both predeceased her. Rita is survived by a daughter Patricia Nastalczyk and her husband Waclaw of Colchester, and a daughter Joyce Novajovsky and her husband Frank of Florida. She also leaves behind grandchildren Lawrence Fedus, Robin Wiodarczyk, Frank Novajovsky, Tammy Wachsmuth and Melanie Novajovsky as well as many great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by a son Gary Luccas, six brothers and five sisters. Family and friends may visit Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Ave. on Saturday, June 22nd from 9:00 A.M.. until the time of the memorial service at 10:00 A.M. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Norwich. The family requests that you wear bright colored clothing to the service in remembrance of Rita. Please visit www. labenskifuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence for Rita's family.
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Published in Norwich Bulletin on June 12, 2013