Rita Marie Christie

Passed 01/21/2023


Obituary For Rita Marie Christie

Rita Marie Christie passed away peacefully in Halifax at Parkstone Enhanced Care Facility on Saturday January 21, 2023 at the age of 90.

She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Mary (Beckwith) Blain. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Stanley Christie.

Rita lived in lakeside for many years. She worked in Sobeys for several years and also volunteered as a school monitor at Lakeside Elementary School.

Rita enjoyed going for long drives, and especially shopping with friends.She always loved to have a good time anywhere she went.

Rita was a very kind and giving person and she had a great love of dogs.

Rita is survived by her sister-in-laws Betty McManus of Truro, Nova Scotia, Judy McManus of Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia and Rose Dion, Ottawa, Ontario, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A very special thank you to the staff at Parkstone Enhanced Care Facility, especially the staff on Flemming Way Unit for their kindness and compassion for Rita.

A special thank you to her friend Pat Hartlen for always being there for Rita, and making sure she always had what she needed.

A special thank you to her friend Yvonne Meuse for being there for Rita.

As per Rita’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.

There will be a graveside interment on Friday February 10, 2023 at 11:00am, at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery, Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.

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  • 02/01/2023

    Rita was family by bond not blood. She was a grandma to me and spoiled me rotten. She was always "on the go" and doing for someone in the community. Rita made sure I stayed out of trouble and was never harsh. She will be deeply missed but Bob was waiting for her.

  • 01/31/2023

    Rest in Peace my sweet aunt Rita. May you rest peacefully with uncle Bobby ❤️

  • 01/31/2023

    We share special moments and memories. Rita you are now at Peace. Bob has joined you together in God's hands. Rest in his comfort. You will be sadly missed. Art and Linda Schroeder

  • 01/31/2023

    Rest in peace my dear Friend, You will be sadly missed but not forgotten ❤️❤️

  • 01/31/2023

    You will be sadly missed Rest in peace

  • 01/31/2023

    Our condolences and prayers .May she Rest In Peace. Donna and Eric Schroeder Waterloo Ontario

  • 01/30/2023

    A beautiful women to all who knew her, will be sadly misssed by all the Mackay family.

  • 01/30/2023

    Rita was like a grandmother to me growing up she always had me busy helping around her yard or fixing something for her. She'd call me a wrecker on a regular basis, over the little issues, but always called when she needed something done. I would of been a different person if it wasnt for her and Bob, god bless i'll never forget them. <3

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