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Rita May Gardner

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Rita was born on August 10, 1937 and passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Rita was a resident of Lawrence, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

Born and raised in Lawrence, Rita was the daughter of the late George and Edna (Denoncourt) Piper, and graduated from Lawrence High School, class of 1955.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral mass being celebrated for Rita at 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at St. Patrick Church, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence. Burial will follow at St. Mary - Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence.

In lieu of flowers consider making a donation in Rita's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.