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Rita Jean Estok

Posted 2008-11-10 by Pat Wilson
Estok, Rita Jean
Rita Jean Estok, 86, was reunited with her Lord and Mother on April 29, 2004. She had been a resident of Tempe, AZ for the past 28 years. Born on August 14, 1917 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, she attended St. Raphael's High School and Mt. Mercy College. She received a master's degree in Library Science from Carnegie Mellon University. She served as a reference librarian at several prestigious schools including TX A&M, University of Texas, and ASU. She was named after St. Rita, to whom her mother was devoted. She is survived by her loving sister and several nieces and nephews. Memorial mass was at the Church of the Resurrection, 3201 S. Evergreen, Tempe. Published in the Arizona Republic on 5/4/2004.


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