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Rita R. (Gervais) Couture

March 22, 1931 June 4, 2014
Rita R. (Gervais) Couture
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Obituary for Rita R. (Gervais) Couture

Rita R. (Gervais) Couture, 83, of Ludlow, died peacefully June 4, 2014. Born in Canada, daughter of the late Edward and Marie-Ange Gervais. Rita was a 48 year resident of Ludlow where she was a faithful Communicant of the Catholic Community of St. Elizabeth in St. John the Baptist Church. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Gilbert Couture who predeceased her in 2008; a loving mother to Catherine Couture-Simon  of Springfield, Therese Couture of Ludlow, John Couture of Springfield, and Suzanne Hicks of Wilbraham; dear sister to  the late Ida Aube, Rheal and Gaston Gervais, all of Canada. A cherished grandmother to Shira and Matthew Simon, Steven Hicks, Tyler and Dylan Piscioneri, Kamryn and Sterling Couture. Rita also leaves many loving extended family members and dear friends. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning June 12th at 10:00am from the Ludlow Funeral Home with a Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. Elizabeth’s Parish at 11:00am. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. Visiting hours for Rita will be Wednesday evening from 5:00-8:00pm.

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