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Rita E. Fagan

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Rita E. Fagan

AGE: 78 • Newark

Rita Elaine Fagan, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away on July 14, 2016. Rita was a kind and loving woman who was devoted to her family. She loved spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Rita loved going to the beach and enjoyed vacations and trips to Ocean City, MD. Rita enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, and baking Christmas cookies. She enjoyed social gatherings with friends at Harry's Savoy Grill.

Rita is survived by her husband of 40 years, Michael L. Fagan; her children: Hope Quinn (Joe George), Elaine Ferm (Jaxon), Louis Canataro (Kim), and Dawn Lauff (Rob); her sister, Lydia Pettinelli (Louis); 7 grandchildren: Natalie Quinn, Lisa Giacomini (Anthony), Ashley Rigano (Paul), Adriana Smarro (Michael Bender), Jennifer Laino (Rich), Jason Canataro, and Alexandria Lauff; 5 great grandchildren, and nephews and niece, Anthony, Robert (Chris), and Carol Pettinelli.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 20 from 9:30-11:00 AM at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd, Newark, DE 19702. A service in celebration of Rita's life will follow at 11 AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Delaware SPCA, PO Box 398, Georgetown, DE 19947. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal from July 16 to July 18, 2016
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