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Rita Ruzzi

November 13, 1941 April 4, 2019
Rita Ruzzi
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Obituary for Rita Ruzzi

Rita Ruzzi, 77, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Thursday April 4, 2019 at the Kirkhaven Transitional Care in Rochester. She was born on November 13, 1941 in Batavia to the late Frank and Marie (Marchese) Ruzzi. In addition to her parents, Rita is predeceased by her siblings; Joseph, Michael Ruzzi, Rose Ruta and Margaret Stefani.

Rita was a longtime member of Ascension Parish. She worked for many years at Melton Shirt Company and Batavia Downs.

She is survived by her sisters; Shirley (Richard) Neth of Batavia, Jennie Dawson of Rochester and Audrey Prouty of Rochester, beloved nephew Richard (Melanie) Stefani of Batavia, along with many nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior calling hours. A 10:00AM Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday April 8, 2019 at Ascension Parish 15 Sumner St. Batavia, NY 14020. Rita will be laid to rest in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at or in the form of Masses. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.

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Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 4/8/2019 10:00:00 AM
Ascension Parish

15 Sumner St.
Batavia, NY 14020

Ascension Parish
15 Sumner St. Batavia 14020 NY
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

Ellicot Street
Batavia, NY 14020

Ellicot Street Batavia 14020 NY
United States

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