Suddenly at home on Sunday, January 20, 2013, Rita Barrett (nee McDonell) of Chesterville, age 92. Beloved wife of the late Francis Moran and the late Harold Barrett. Loving mother of Carol McLeod of Las Vegas, Nevada and Janice (John) Deamos of Austin, Texas. Rita will be fondly remembered by her granddaughter Emily (Seth) Coon of Savannah, Georgia. Predeceased by her son Barry Moran, her sisters Margaret Maloney, Patricia McPherson, Edna McPherson and brothers Samuel, Duncan and John Joseph McDonell. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Chesterville, on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, Chesterville, on Saturday, January 26th at 11 a.m., followed by cremation. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.
Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Jan. 23, 2013