ANN RITA GORE February 9, 1952-June 26, 2013 Ann Rita Gore passed away peacefully on June 26, 2013. She is survived by her devoted & loving husband of 41 years, James H. Gore; their son Jason R. Gore; daughter-in-law, Jessica L. Gore; two wonderful granddaughters, Ashley & Hailey; her mother, Maxine "Mickey" Corridan; her two brothers and their wives, William T. and Leslie Corridan, Robert M. and Gayle Corridan; as well as many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Ann was preceded in death by her father William T. Corridan (April 23, 1997). A native of Riverside, Ann was born to William T. and Maxine Corridan on February 9, 1952. Earlier this year, with family and friends in attendance, she celebrated her 61st birthday. Ann graduated, "Class of 1970" from Riverside Poly High School. After graduation, she began her working career with the U.S. Forest Service in San Bernardino, CA. Shortly thereafter, she began her lifetime career with the City of Riverside. Ann worked for the Electrical Department for 8 years before transferring to the Mayor's Office where she remained for the next 21 years before retiring to spend more time with her mother. Ann always looked forward to spending every Tuesday & Wednesday with, and caring for, her two precious granddaughters. She loved to watch Ashley play soccer and volleyball and Hailey perform her gymnastics. She was active in several organizations and served on numerous committees after her retirement, Ann was a true volunteer. She wanted to help others and enjoyed working on projects in her hometown. Ann loved baseball and was an avid Angels fan. Her love for the sport and her passion for traveling led her to take in games wherever her travels took her. Her favorite destinations were La Jolla, San Francisco, New Orleans, New York, Boston and Hawaii. Ann was devoted to her family and friends and will be deeply missed by all those who had the opportunity to know her. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Loma Linda VA Medical Center http://www.lomalinda.va.gov/giving/index.asp
, click on the link: Monetary Needs List 2013, 3 Relaxation Fountains. Viewing will be held from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a Rosary at 6:00 pm, July 7, 2013 at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer, 7944 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92504, (951) 688-1221. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 am, July 8, 2013 at St. Catherine's of Alexandria Catholic Church, 3680 Arlington Ave., Riverside, CA 92506. Committal Service to follow at 1:30 pm (Staging Area 3) at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518. Reception to follow at Backstreet Restaurant, 3735 Nelson St., Riverside, CA 92506.