Rita F. Barrett
January 20, 1930 - March 22, 2010
Passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2010, after suffering a major stroke. She died peacefully, surrounded by her 2 daughters, Deborah J. Evans and Jo-Lynn Carroll. Rita was predeceased by her husband Anthony A. Barrett in 1995. She was visited by her 2 sons-in-laws and her only grandson, Matthew P. Carroll. She is survived by the aforementioned family as well as her granddaughter-in-law, Alicia Carroll; step grandson, Joshua Evans; her five great, great grandchildren: Alex Kaiser, Joshua, Mia, Emily and Hannah Carroll, and her four younger sisters: Doreen, June, Patsy, and Valerie.
We would like to thank all the staff at Astoria/Origins who were like family to her and whom she loved dearly, and to all the nurses at N.R.G.H. Emergency Ward and Palliative Care Unit who were so loving and gentle during her final days. No service will be held by her own request.