Rita Anspaugh (nee Philippi), 91, died on Dec. 3, 2004, in Plano, Texas.
She was born Oct. 10, 1913 in Lutie, Okla. She moved to Akron about 1926; was married on March 28, 1942; and moved with her husband, Leroy, to Carrollton, Texas, in 1954. Rita was retired from Taylor Publishing Co. She was active in golf, Mobile Meals, her church, and many other charities. Rita was especially proud of the many medals she won at Senior Olympics.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, with whom she shared 61 years of marriage; parents, Carlo and Catherina Philippi; and brother, Lee Filippi. She is survived by sisters, Edith Gist, Nellie (Silvio) Pianalto, and Emma (Harold) Bujorian, all of Akron; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Doris and Howard Mauck; nephew, Rick Mauck; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held TODAY, Dec. 8, 2004, at 11 a.m., at Hummel Funeral Home (COPLEY), 3475 Copley Rd. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fr. Gordon Yahner officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a contribution be made to the Building Fund, c/o Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 14032 Dennis Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas.