CENTRAL FALLS - RITA I. Romenski RN 89, passed away Sunday May 20, 2012. She was the loving wife of the late Bernard "BENNY" Romenski.
Born in Pawtucket she was the beloved daughter of the late Cyrias and Aurore (Frechette) Letourneau. She lived in Central Falls for the past 60 years.
She was co-owner and Secretary of the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home of Central Falls.
Rita was a Registered Nurse and did private duty nursing for several years. She was a Registered Nurse for 68 years.
She served in WWII with the Army Nurse Corps as a Second Lieutenant serving in the Pacific. She was a member of the Fierlit-Korzen A.L. Post #79 of Central Falls, the Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post #306 Ladies Auxiliary of Pawtucket. Mrs. Romenski was a graduate of Pawtucket West High School Class of 1941 and Pawtucket Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1944. She was a member of the Memorial Hospital Nurses Alumni Association.
She is survived by cousins, nieces and nephews.
Her funeral with Military Honors will be held Friday May 25, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. from the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home 342 High Street Central Falls with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs Church 391 High Street Central Falls at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend. CALLING HOURS THURSDAY FROM 4:00 PM TO 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations to St. Josephs Church Renovation Fund would be greatly appreciated. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.
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