elevated 7zOqp October 1, 1925 – August 3, 2023

elevated 7zOqp Visitation
Tuesday August 8, 2023 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm & 6:00 – 8:00 pm

elevated 7zOqp Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated 7zOqp Funeral Mass
Wednesday August 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm                                  

elevated 7zOqp Chapel of St. Joseph- Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated 7zOqp View Funeral Mass

elevated 7zOqp Entombment

elevated 7zOqp Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery- Holy Family Mausoleum

elevated 7zOqp Obituary

elevated 7zOqp It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Rita Meschino on August 3, 2023 at the age of 97. Beloved wife of 73 years to Joe. Caring and devoted mother to MaryLynne (Robert), Joseph (Lily), Michael (Lucy) and Lisa. Proud grandma to Claire, Martin, Monica (Adrian), Catherine, Matthew (Cristina), Laura, Mark (Darby), and great grandma to Hailey, Katherine and James.

elevated 7zOqp Rita was a creative, passionate and caring soul grounded by her strong Catholic faith. Prior to her marriage she did factory work to support the war effort, and worked as a talented stylist at her father’s hair salon. After marrying the love of her life, Joe, she devoted herself to raising her family, filling her home with love and security, music, dancing, and laughter.

elevated 7zOqp After her own family was raised, Rita used her extraordinary connection with children to become a special education assistant. In later years, she enjoyed using her leisure time to pursue her passion for art and tai chi and to spend time with friends.

elevated 7zOqp Her resilience, strength, and courage sustained her through her long journey with Alzheimer’s and was an inspiring testament to her love of life.

elevated 7zOqp In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.

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