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Rita Mary Mayes

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Rita was born on January 26, 1922 and passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017.

Rita was a resident of Oakland, California at the time of passing.

She was born January 26, 1922 in Manchester, Connecticut, daughter of the late Joseph and Sarah (Jackson) Balmer Rita grew up in Manchester, graduating from Manchester High School and working as a secretary at Pratt & Whitney Aircraft .

A private cremation at Chapel of the Chimes , Oakland, will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 . Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army New York Citadel, 120 W. 14th Street, New York, NY 10011.