Rita M. Ford, Rumford


Rita M. Ford, 88, of Rumford Towers, Newman Avenue, Rumford, died peacefully on Dec. 25, 2012.

A lifelong resident of East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Margaret (Duffy) Ford.

She is survived by a sister; Irene E. Carrigan of Rumford and several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Joseph F. Ford, Raymond Ford and Margaret Burkard.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 28, in the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10:30 a.m.  Burial will follow in Mount St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket.  Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.  Leave online condolences at www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com.


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