Rita Ruth Stascavage

    • Visitation:
      Friday, February 12, 2016
      6:00 - 8:00  PM
    • Place of Visitation: 
      O'Connell Funeral Home
      30 Little Plains Road
      Southampton, NY
    • Funeral Service: 
      Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM
      Queen of the Most Holy Rosary RC Church
      Bridgehampton, New York
    • Interment:
      Sacred Hearts RC Cemetery
      Southampton, New York


Born:  December 18, 1931
Died:  February 9, 2016
Age:   84

Rita R. Stascavage, age 84, formerly of Port Washington, NY and most recently of Brookfield, CT passed away on February 9, 2016 surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Edmund L. Stascavage, loving mother of Joanne Graziano and husband Charles, Stephen Stascavage(deceased), Paul Stascavage, Kevin Stascavage and his wife Joanne. Cherished grandmother of Bryan, Kristin, Kevin, Kathryn, Christopher, Brendan, Blake, Summer, Connor and Kayla. Loving sister to George Simonson (deceased), Mary Collum (deceased), Viola Garcia, Diana Brennan, Cathy Winding, and Barbara Wilson. Rita assisted her father Irving Simonson in establishing G&I Motors, later East Hampton Chrysler Plymouth, in Midhampton, NY in 1945.  In her profession as a bookkeeper she also worked at Eastern Analytical Services in Elmsford, NY with her sons, Paul and Kevin for over twenty years. Given Rita’s strong support for education, the Rita R. Scholarship has been established at Long Island University, Post Campus. Donations may be made at www.liu.edu/donate .

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