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Rita E. Ryke

February 1, 1932 ~ August 12, 2019 (age 87)

Obituary

Rita E. Ryke, age 87, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2019.  She was born in St. Thomas, USVI and lived in Canarsie, Brooklyn for over 50 years, before moving to Bogota, NJ in 2017.

She had a love for flowers and lived a very outgoing and energetic life. Loving mother to Charlene, Ronald, Steven and Robert. Grandmother of Robert, Natasha, Cailen, Ryan, Ashley and Colin.  Great Grandmother to Devin and Dylan.

Survived by her sisters Beryl and Gwynneth, and predeceased by her siblings, Kenneth, Gene, and Carl and Marie.

Visiting hours are scheduled at Petrik Funeral Home, 140 Palisade Ave., Bogota, NJ on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 3-5 PM and 7-9 PM. The Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10 AM at St. Joseph’s R.C Church, in Bogota. The internment will be at Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Fair Lawn, NJ.

To send flowers to Rita's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 15, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Petrik Funeral Home
140 Palisade Ave.
Bogota, NJ 07603

Visitation
Thursday
August 15, 2019

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Petrik Funeral Home
140 Palisade Ave.
Bogota, NJ 07603

Funeral Mass
Friday
August 16, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's RC Church
115 Fort Lee Road
Bogota, NJ 07603

Committal
Friday
August 16, 2019

11:30 AM
Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery
22-21 Maple Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

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