Rita E. Leverett
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Rita E. Leverett
  • July 18, 1927 - April 5, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Rita E. (Morrissette) Leverett, 89, of Dartmouth, passed away on Wednesday, April 5th at Sarah Brayton Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Lloyd A. Leverett.

Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Ovila Morrissette and the late Yvonne (Watts) Morrissette. She resided in Fall River until she married Lloyd, who was a 30-year Navy veteran; she served as an Ombudswoman in Newport, RI and they later moved to Dartmouth and resided there 35 years. She also worked in the Housekeeping Dept. at St. Luke's Hospital for over 15 years. She resided at Munroe Senior Apts in Dartmouth and enjoyed crocheting, knitting, bingo, and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She leaves 2 sons: Thomas Leverett and his wife Yvette and Michael Leverett and his wife Pauline, both of Westport; 2 daughters: Patricia Kappelman and her husband Charles of Oakdale, CT and Michelle Rosario and her husband Luis of Springhill, FL. Sister of Theresa Campbell of Churchton, MD, Jacqueline Yokel of Dartmouth and Arthur Morrissette of TX. She was also sister of the late Wilfred, Frederic and Raymond Morrissette. Also, 12 grandchildren, Katherine, Christopher, Christine, Tanya, Michael, Jaime, Brian, Kimberly, Sara, Timothy, Thomas and Luis.
Great grandmother of 24 and the late Nicholas Kappelman. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to Thank the staff at Sara Brayton for their compassion and care. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Rita's memory to Sara Brayton, 4901 No. Main Street, Fall River, Ma. 02720.

Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives & friends are invited will be Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Mary's Church, S. Dartmouth at 11 AM. Visiting hours will be 9-10:30 AM at WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth prior to Mass. Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.

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