Rita Lee
  • CT Humane Society
    169 Old Colchester Road
    Quaker Hill, CT 06375

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Rita Lee, age 88 of Old Saybrook, passed away on Wednesday, April 24th at Apple Rehabilitation in Old Saybrook. Rita was the beloved wife of the late Francis "John" Lee who passed away in 1990. Rita had resided in Killingworth since 1958. She was born on September 23, 1924 in Northfield, New Hampshire the daughter of Victor J. and Delima (Harbour) Gilbert. Rita was a Laboratory Technician at Cheseborough-Ponds in Clinton for 32 years. She loved birds and animals especially her beloved Buckshot a Cocker Spaniel and Black Labrador mix who predeceased her. She will always be remembered for her New England wit. Rita leaves her sons, Charles W. of Concord, NH, Gilbert R. of Ashland, NH, and Larry O. Dinger of Plymouth, NH., and her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Larry Gilbert and her sister Helen Gilbert. Rita's funeral services were privately held by her family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Connecticut Humane Society, 169 Old Colchester Rd., Quaker Hill, CT 06375. To share a memory of Rita or send a condolence to her family please visit www.rwwfh.com . Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.