Rita English

Obituary of Rita English

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Passed away on November 30, 2021. Beloved wife of the late James R. English; dear mother of Michael (Patricia), Kevin (Ann), Patrick (Noreen), Matthew (Nora), Brian (Rhonda), Thomas (Kate) and late James (Mari) English; loving grandmother of Jennifer English, Amanda (Beau Gordon) English, Kyle English, Caitlin (Brendan) Loughran, Kevin (Amanda) English, Cara and Madeline English, Matt (Jessica) English, Jimmy and Nick English, Emma, Jillian and Tommy English and great-grandmother of Marin, Maura, Gabriel, Caleb, Eleanor, Torin, Kieran and Zachary; daughter of the late Thomas and Rose (McMahon) Wright; sister of Mary (late Arthur) McCabe, Rosemary (late James) Sheehan and the late Thomas (late Jeanne) Wright. Relatives and friends may call on Friday from 3-8 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., 3155 Orchard Park Rd. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at St. John Vianney Church at 9:30 AM (please assemble at church). The interment will follow the Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. John Vianney Church and Mount Mercy Academy. Mrs. English was a member at St. John Vianney for over 25 years, where she was a Eucharistic Minister, a member of the S.J.V. School Board, past President of the S.J.V. Ladies of Sodality. She also was a volunteer at Mercy Hospital for over 20 years.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, December 3, 2021
James W. Cannan Funeral Home
3155 Orchard Park Road
Orchard Park, New York, United States


9:30 am
Saturday, December 4, 2021
St. John Vianney
2950 Soutwestern Blvd
Orchard Park, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Cross Cemetery
2900 South Park Ave
Lackawanna, New York, United States
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Rita English

1933 - 2021

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