Rita Marie Teahen (Stapleton) passed away surrounded by family at Kingsway Lodge, St. Marys, on August 2, 2018 at the age of 96.
Predeceased by her husband Raymond Leo Teahen (1978), whom she married on June 6, 1945. Mother of Bob (Donna Mackay-Teahen), Joanne Jones (Don), Pat Cousineau (Fred), Frank (Joan), Elaine Parry (Charlie), Paul (Melody Tigani), Kathy Wilker (Fred), Sharon Klooster (Wayne), and Stephen (deceased). She will be lovingly remembered by 21 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
Predeceased by her parents James Stapleton and Sadie Bettridge and siblings Lloyd Stapleton and Lorene Gavey (George).
Long-time and active participant with the CWL at Holy Name of Mary Parish.
Visitation at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home, 47 Wellington St. S. St. Marys (519-284-2820) on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at HOLY NAME OF MARY PARISH, Northeast corner of Widder St. E. and Peel St. N. St. Marys, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. Interment in St. Marys Cemetery. Reception following at Holy Name of Mary Parish.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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