Rita Favaro passed away on December 3, 2010 at the age of 87 years. Rita is survived by her friends in Edmonton and extended family in Italy. Rita was predeceased by her husband, Giovanni and her daughter, Zora. A Funeral Service will take place at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2010. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Edmonton Humane Society, 13620 – 163 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5B 0V2.