Healey Funeral Homes
Rita P. Jacobs
(Died March 23, 2012)
On March 23, 2012, Rita (nee Fanelli), passed away. Born in Camden, Rita was a former resident of Stratford before moving permanently to Longport in 1984. Rita was a graduate of Camden Catholic High School and Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. She served in the US Marine Corps Women's Reserve and was a charter member of the Women's Military Memorial Foundation in Washington D.C.
Rita is lovingly survived by her sister, Theresa Smith; her nieces, Nancy (Joseph) Trucksess, Patricia (Thomas) Hibbert, and Audrey (Robert) Brown; her nephews, Mark Fanelli, Gregory (Colette) Smith and Martin (Mary Anne) Smith; 12 great nieces and nephews; 1 great great niece and 1 great great nephew. She was predeceased by her brother, John Fanelli on Sunday, March 25th.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Funeral Mass on Tuesday, 11:00 AM, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 4th Avenue and Kings Highway, Haddon Heights. Entombment following at New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr. There will be No viewing preceding Mass.