- May 3, 1920 - April 12, 2017
- Metairie, Louisiana
of Rita's Passing
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On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 our beloved sister and aunt passed away surrounded by loving family. Affectionately known as “baby doll” by her beloved husband, Alden, Patsy by her siblings and Aunt Pat by not only her nieces and nephews but many others who loved her. She lived a full life up to an undisclosed age. Her age was a secret that she would not share “Ladies do not reveal their age”.
She is survived by her sister, Mary Dobard (Dennis deceased) and sister in law Shirley Farrell (Bartley deceased). She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Alden Albert Grosz along with her parents, Lovie Augusta Bartley Farrell and John Miller Farrell, siblings John Miller Farrell Jr (Anne), Lovie Augusta Harrison (John), Anna Farrell Grosz (Alden), Florence Farrell Barrosse (Ellwood), David Farrell, Erma Farrell Schambach (Harold) and Marcella Farrell Douglas. Surviving family includes numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Special friend who loved her dearly was Deidre Henry.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Noon followed by a Mass on the premises beginning at 1 PM. Interment will follow the Mass.