Rita DiBenedetto, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, died on February 24, 2014. She was 95.
Rita was born on December 23, 1918 in Murphysboro, IL to the late Rosario and Josephine DiBenedetto. She worked for Raleigh Athletic Company for many years.
She is survived by her sisters Kathryn Esposito, Roseann Ronca, Amelia Gramatico, and Theresa Camillone, and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by 2 brothers Joseph and Peter, and 3 sisters Mary Partridge, Angela Buffardi, Anna Petruccelli, and Josephine Ziner.
Visiting will be on Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday 10:00am at St Joseph Church. Interment will follow at Beechwoods Cemetery.