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Rita Lund 02/14/2017

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Rita M. Lund, 89, of South Washington St. passed away on Tuesday February 14, 2017 at Life Care center in Attleboro.  She was the loving wife of the late John Lund.

Born in Boston, MA on November 25, 1927.  She grew up in Wrentham and graduated from Wrentham High School in 1945.  She resided in Wrentham and Plainville before moving to North Attleboro for the remainder of her life.

Rita worked at C. Ray Randalls for many years until the factory closed.   She went on to work at Blvd. Wines and Liquor’s in North Attleboro until retiring in 2008.

Rita was a fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.  She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles but especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by 3 loving daughters: Elaine Smale and husband Don of North Carolina; Donna Witherell and husband Carl of Florida; Patty Riccio and husband Bob of Attleboro.  Wonderful grandchildren: Laurie Hughes of North Carolina; Dennis Millet and wife Tammy of Florida; Todd Millet and wife Jen of North Attleboro; Carl Witherell and wife Cristin of Florida; Greg Witherell and wife Crissy of Florida; Noel Driscoll and husband Jeff of North Attleboro; Rebecca Riccio and husband Nate of North Attleboro; Anthony Riccio of Attleboro; Brian Lund and wife Irina of Alaska; Kendra Drake and husband Brian of Williamstown, MA and Michael Lund and wife Tara of Taunton; Grand daughter-in-law Michele Lund of North Attleboro.  Several cherished great-grandchildren and adored great great-grandchildren.  She also leaves to mourn her loss her dear friend Ruthie Stewart and friends Nancy and Linda.

She was predeceased by her sister Barbara Schmidt of North Carolina, her son Robert Lund of Taunton and her grandson Christopher Lund.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday February 19 from 2-5pm in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro, MA.  Burial will be at a later date.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, North Attleboro, MA.


#7 Lenny Kinzle 2017-02-21 12:58
Patty, so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed talking to Rita at the store.
#6 Debbie Pereira 2017-02-20 22:34
Was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Please know your in my thoughts and prayers.

Love Debbie and Eddy
#5 Kathy Boni 2017-02-20 13:06
Elaine, Donna and Pat, so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I have such fond memories of her growing up on High Street. Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.
#4 Donna Rioux Newbury 2017-02-20 01:32
I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I hope you find comfort in memories of happy times.
Thinking of you.....
Donna Newbury
#3 Styles Unlimited 2017-02-17 18:58
We at Styles Unlimited, will miss seeing Rita at the salon. We have known her for many years and she was always a joyful person.
#2 Brian Lund 2017-02-17 00:37
Gramma, I love you very much and wish you the most peaceful rest with your son and grandson. You will be dearly missed.

Your Grandson,

#1 Kim Bouchard 2017-02-16 23:59
Donna, So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family.

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