ROCHESTER - Passed Friday, November 2, 2018, at age 97. Predeceased by her husbands: Charles Bassett, James Nordquist, Eugene Cushman; sisters: Rose Ella Ambrose, Margaret Wilk.
She is survived by her daughters: Jeannie (Jonathan) Purver and Laura Cushman; grandson: Jonathan (Amanda) Purver; great-granddaughters: Alyssa and Skyler Purver; 5 Bassett step-sons and their families; 4 Nordquist step-sons and their families; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great-nephews.
Rita was a devoted, long term member of the Journey Christian Church. Thank you to all involved in her final care at the Jewish Home.
There will be no prior calling. Private Interment in Riverside Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held 11AM Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Journey Christian Church, 3955 Mt. Read Blvd., 14616 with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church or the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm.