Rita M. Desforges
PAWTUCKET - Rita M. Desforges, 93, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013.
She was the cherished wife of Raymond R. Desforges. They were happily married for 39 years before his passing in 1986. Lifelong resident of Central Falls; daughter of the late George & Irene Casavant.
She was a devout Catholic & dedicated member of the Holy Spirit Parish, longtime member of the VFW, diligently involved resident at Forand Manor, her home for over 30 years. A smiling face & positive force in the life of all who met her, she truly touched the lives of many people.
She had no children of her own but this beloved godmother & aunt is sorely missed by the families of Dawn Palmer & her husband Ralph, Denise Beauchemin & daughters Courtney & Shelby, sister-in-law Yvette Riccitelli, husband John & their children Jeffrey & Joni.
The funeral Mass will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mathieu's Church (Holy Spirit) 1030 Dexter Street, Central Falls. Relatives and friends are invited. At her wishes there will be no calling hours. Private burial will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Holy Spirit Parish in her memory would be appreciated.