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Rita I. Norftill

Graveside services at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, were held on Friday, December 6th, 2013 for Rita I. Norftill, who died at Boston Medical Center, Boston, unexpectedly on Monday, December 2nd, at 55 years.  Born & raised in Chelsea, she was educated in special needs programs.  Rita was one of God’s very special angels.  Her parents, Raymond R. Norftill & the late Rita I. (Thibault) Norftill, cared for her continually at their home.  Her mom, Rita, passed in May of 1998.  For the past few years, she has made her home at Marquardt Nursing Center of Waltham, where she thrived & was most content.  Besides her dear father, Raymond R., Sr. of Chelsea, she is the devoted sister of Raymond R. Norftill, Jr. & his wife Lou Ann of Pepperell, MA.  She is the cherished aunt of: Amanda L. Norftill-Towne & her husband Andrew of Milford, New Hampshire, & Jonathan R. Norftill of Boston.  She is also lovingly survived by her two grand-nieces, Alexia R. & Rayla A. Towne, & several cousins, aunts & uncles.  Remembrances may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481.  The staff at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals of Revere is honored to have served the family.

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