Passed away in Santa Rosa, CA, January 4, 2014, adored mother of Matthew Goldy of Cotati and Daniel Goldy of Santa Rosa. Beloved sister of Gene Haley (Katherine) of Pt. Reyes Station, Cathy McCool (Kelly) of Freestone, Mark Haley (Charlene) of Sebas-topol, Pat Haley (Kathleen) of Sonoma, Mary Jo Lessing (Rich) of Vancouver, WA, Andy Haley (Lynn) of Sacramento, WA, and Elizabeth Clark of Folsom. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
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A native of Point Reyes Station, CA. Age 63 years. She was predeceased by her parents, Mike and Joan Haley.
Rita a member of a West Marin family, was a dedicated RN at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital for 38 years. She was an avid quilter and a member of the Quilts2Be group. Her passion was traveling all over the world, especially enjoying her favorite location, Hawaii.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life on Sunday, January 19, 2014, 12:30 p.m. at The Community Church Memorial Hall, 1000 Gravenstein High-way North, Sebastopol. Private inurnment, Olema Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to purchase medical equipment and supplies for the homeless and underserved can be made to: Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1154 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95405.
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Published in Petaluma Argus-Courier from Jan. 16 to Feb. 15, 2014