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Rita C. Montgomery

Rita C. Montgomery


Rita C. Montgomery, 98, of Bergen, passed away on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at the LeRoy Village Residential Health Care Facility.

Rita was born July 8, 1923, in Rochester, a daughter of the late Felix and Mildred (Bartholomay) Volkmar.

Rita was a loving mom, grandma and great-grandma and was also a beautiful knitter and crocheter. Rita was a member of Ladies of Charity and St. Brigid Church where she played the organ for 45 years.

Surviving are her children, James (Carol) Montgomery of Bergen and Mary (Richard) Muscarella of Bergen; daughter-in-law, Martha Montgomery of Bergen; seven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman J. Montgomery, Sr.; son, Norman J. Montgomery, Jr.; sister, Lucille Mannix; and a brother, Milton Volkmar.

There are no prior calling hours. Rita’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at St. Brigid Church, 18 Gibson Street in Bergen. She will be laid to rest in St. Brigid Cemetery,Bergen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LeRoy Village Residential Health Care Facility, 10 Munson Street, Le Roy, NY 14482.

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Arrangements for Rita were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, Bergen (585) 494-1210.

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