Rita S. Mergo

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Rita S. Mergo, 91, of Kingston, passed away Dec. 10, 2014. She was born May 22, 1923, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Susan Harcharufka. Rita was married to John Mergo, who died November, 4 2000. Surviving are children, Susan Freemire of York, Pennsylvania, and John (Cindy) Mergo of Kingston; 8 grandchildren: Joshua Freemire, Alexandra Freemire, John Mergo, Emily (Alex) Zur Linden, Paul (Rachel) Mergo, Jacob (Lacee) Pool, and Seth (LeeAnn) Rahe; sisters, Marie Dixon, Susan (Jack) Elias, Glorianne (Robert) Bohinski, and a brother; John (Annette) Harcharufka. She was also predeceased by her sister, Bernadine Riorden. Rita graduated in 1941 from Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and obtained a Registered Nursing degree at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital School of Nursing. In the 1970's, after years of nursing at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Rita became the Directress of Milford Manner nursing home in Pikesville, Maryland. Later in life Rita worked in Child Care at ABC Care in Westminster, Maryland until she retired at age 84. Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Dec. 19, 2014 at the Saint Peters Church. The family will receive friends Thursday evening 6 p.m. to 7 30 p.m at the Hill Funeral Home, Kingston, OH.



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Hill Funeral Home
24 West Ing Street
Kingston, OH 45644
(740) 642-2261
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 17, 2014
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