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Rita Morell

January 16, 1916 May 12, 2016
Rita Morell
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Rita M. (McHale) Morell, 100, of Ludlow passed away peacefully on May 12, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born in Central Falls, R.I. on January 16, 1916 to John and Mary McHale and was one of six children, who have all predeceased her. She was married for 57 years to Gideon E. Morell, who passed away on October 31, 1996 and lived most of their married lives in Chicopee. Rita held several jobs throughout her life. She loved to travel, shop and do crossword puzzles. Rita was a proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was always willing to take care of her family and friends when needed. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Rita was predeceased by two of her children, Robert R. Morell and Linda A. Niziolek and both her son-in-laws, Raymond M. Daigneault and Joseph Niziolek. She is survived by her daughter, Elaine T. Daigneault of Ludlow. She also leaves four grandchildren, Lisa M. Rood (Timothy), Marc Sotiropoulos (Kristen), Kristin L. Burns (Jeffrey), and Lori A. Haryasz (Robert). She has six great-grandchildren, Matthew Rood, Emily and Ashley Haryasz, Emma, Laura, and Audrey Sotiropoulos. She also leaves her daughter-in-law, Diana Morell. There will be a memorial Mass for Rita on Wednesday, June 1 at St. Elizabeth Church, 191 Hubbard Street in Ludlow at 11:00am with burial following in Island Pond Cemetery

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Funeral Liturgy




11:00 AM 6/1/2016 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6/1/2016 12:00:00 PM
St. Cecilia's Parish

42 Main Street
Wilbraham, MA 01095

St. Cecilia's Parish
42 Main Street Wilbraham 01095 MA
United States

Cemetery Details


Island Pond Cemetery Final Resting Place

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States

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