Richard, Elizabeth Alvita
"Rita", age 97, of Antigonish, formerly of
Halifax, passed away at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital on
May 6, 2021.
Charlos Cove, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary
much of her life giving to others, thinking of herself
second. In her early years she worked as a care
giver at a nursing home in Halifax and later, for many years, operated
a boarding house on Victoria Road and also enjoyed being part of the
team at Spencer House in Halifax. She was a talented
knitter, loved doing crafts, was always ready to go to a bingo game
and never missed an episode of Another
survived by her sisters, Yvonne (John) Myatt, North Grant; Ethel
Richard, R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish; niece, Pauline
(Perry) MacIsaac, Charlos Cove; nephews, Dwayne (Rita) Myatt,
Vancouver; and Michael (Corinne) Myatt, Bedford and a number of other
nieces and nephews.
predeceased by her husband, Thomas; sons, Tommy and Harvey; nephew
David; sisters: Margaret, Marie and Hilda; brother, Simon and a
brother in infancy.
taken place. Services for Rita will be held at a later
date. Online condolences:
would like to express their thanks to the residents and staff of
Parkland, Antigonish for their kindness, care and friendship to