Rita M. Ahearn
Rita M. Ahearn
  • September 3, 1930 - December 26, 2017
  • Apopka, Florida

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Rita M. Ahearn, age 87 of Apopka, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was born September 3, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey. She married the love of her life, Joseph J. Ahearn, Sr. on September 8, 1951. Her life revolved around her family, and stayed very busy as a wife, mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother! Her family was her greatest achievement.

Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Ahearn and her son, Michael Ahearn. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Cohn (Lewis) and Colleen Billek (Michael); sons, Joseph (Debbie), and William; grandchildren Ryan Ahearn (Kelley), Kyle Ahearn (Marilyn), Jordan Cohn, Jacqueline Cohn, Chelsea Billek, and Michael Billek; and great-grandchildren Madison, Joseph, and Patrick Ahearn.

A gathering of friends and family will be held at Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, East Altamonte Chapel, on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, with a Celebration of Life Service beginning at 1:30 PM. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, 994 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701.