On April 25, 2011, Rita Rafter of Edmonton passed away at the age of 89 years.
Rita lived a good, healthy and independent life; she suddenly slipped back into the hands of the Lord after having a heart attack. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by her family: sister, Jean Byer; two nephews, Doug (Leeanna) Byer and Alan (Carmen) Hughes; niece, Lynn Hughes; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews. Rita was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy (Jack) Hughes; brother, Thomas; and brother-in-law, Stan.
A Celebration of Rita’s Life will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton.