Rita L. Lawler
Rita Lynn Lawler, a longtime resident of Malden,
passed away suddenly due to medical complications. Rita was born
and raised in Malden, attending the Daniels Elementary and
Lincoln Jr. High School, and later receiving her GED. She went
on to Bunker Hill Community College and Fisher College where
studied Medical Assistance. She was a fun, loving, and caring
woman. She enjoyed cooking, writing and reading, and most of all
loved to dance. She loved her cat Boo-Boo. Rita worked for many
years as a bartender at City Limits and at the Salemwood Grille.
Rita will always be remembered for her outgoing personality, her
love for her family, and most of all her beautiful smile and
gorgeous blond hair.
She was preceded in death by her father, William R. Lawler, her
mother Evelyn Lawler, her dear brother, Harold “Buzz” Lawler,
and her godparents, George and Priscilla Mallett.
Rita is survived by her sisters, Denise Clark of Yerington, NV,
Evelyn Ambasth and husband Timir of Malden, Angel Caso and
longtime companion Jim Giglio of Derry, NH, and brother Rudolph
Lawler and wife Pam of Wakefield and her God-Daughter Darlene
Burke-Deweese and her husband Ernie of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
She loved and cherished her many nieces and nephews, her
cousins, and Auntie Margie.
Visitation will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral
Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Tuesday, Sept 24th, from 4 – 7,
with a prayer service officiated by Father William Minigan of
St. Joseph’s Church beginning at 7.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider making a donation to your
local animal shelter or to Make-A-Wish Foundation.