Rita Wardner

Rita Wardner

Thursday, May 22nd, 1930 Friday, January 24th, 2020

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Obituary for Rita Wardner (Hufnagle)

Rita Louise (Hufnagle) Wardner, died Friday, January 24th 2020, at Villa Crest Nursing Home in Manchester at the age of 89. She was born May 22, 1930, in Brighton Ma., the daughter of William and Katherine Hufnagle.
She was the wife of Robert Wardner (deceased). They were married in Nashua N.H.
Rita’s love of cooking drove her to work in the catering business, where she worked for several companies throughout the years. When she wasn’t feeding people, she enjoyed playing Bingo for leisure.
Rita is predeceased by her sisters Mary Pointer and Julia O’Hara, her brothers James and Francis Hufnagle and one grandchild, Jason Smith.
Rita is survived by her son James F. Smith and Kenneth J. Smith of Florida, son C. Foster Smith of Nashua, N.H, Daniel T. Smith and wife Cathy of Tamworth, N.H, daughter Elizabeth Morrison of Maine as well as 9 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.
SERVICES: A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., May 22, 2020 at the Woodlawn Cemetery, 101 Kinsley St, Nashua, NH 03060. Family and friends are invited to attend. Those who wish, may make a memorial contribution in Rita’s Loving memory to The Visiting Nurse Association, 1070 Holt Ave. Suite # 1400, Manchester, NH 03109The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, 1 Lock St., Nashua, N.H has been placed in charge of arrangements. (603-883-3401) “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”

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    Friday, May 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    101 Kinsley Street
    Nashua, New Hampshire
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    Friday, May 22nd, 2020
  • Interment

    Woodlawn Cemetery (Private)
    101 Kinsley Street
    Nashua, NH
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Beverly Hill

Jim, Kenny, Foster, Danny and Liz - I'm very sorry to hear of your Moms passing. May her memories, her sense of humor and her smile live on in your hearts forever and ever.
Comment | Posted at 07:58pm via Condolence

Kathleen Normand

Foster so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother: My thoughts and prayers are with you love Kathie
Comment | Posted at 07:37pm via Condolence

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Comment | Posted at 10:38am via Condolence


Rita was such a happy lady always smiling, please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences.
Sandy Lussier
Comment | Posted at 02:32pm via Condolence

Deb Rusckowski

Will miss your twinkle in your eyes and your contagious smile (and giggles!) I love you Aunt Rita 💕 I hope you’re in heaven with your whole family together again.
Comment | Posted at 09:58pm via Condolence

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