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Rita Louise Galvin

April 15, 1932 — September 27, 2022

Rita Louise Galvin (Roth), age 90, passed away on September 27, 2022. Rita was born on April 15, 1932, at Lutheran Hospital in Cleveland, weighing 5 pounds and 5 ounces, as well as 19 inches in height. Rita married the late Robert Galvin and gave birth to six children, Martha “Fitty” (Marc French), Anne, Cathleen (Lee Baskey), the late Edward, the late Robert, and the late Leonard “Chip” (Lynn Herbst). Cherished grandmother of Megan Cameli (Kevin), Joshua Baskey (Katarina), Brittany French (Kyle Novak), Sarah Baskey, Zachary French, Brianna French, Alyssa French, Donny French, Joshua French, Angelina “Pudds” Rowe, and Pauline “Peanut” Rowe. Loving great grandmother of Catalina and Eleanor. Dear sister of Shirley Kusmisz, Ginny Leopp, Dolores Ruprecht, Whitney Ruprecht, Rosie Hearn, Michael Curtin, Dan Curtin, Bill Curtin, John Curtin, Fred Curtin, Greg Curtin, the late Dorothy Shaw, the late Jimmy Curtin, and the late Bobby Curtin. Beloved daughter of the late Michael J. Roth and Marie C. Roth (Spachtholz). Loving granddaughter of the late Joseph Roth, Anna Lox, Maximillian Spachtholz, and Louise Diehl. On her mother Marie’s side, there are 53 grandchildren plus spouses, 113 great grandchildren plus spouses and 75 great-great grandchildren. Rita always enjoyed reading Harlequin Romance novels. She loved to bake and was famous for her lady locks and cheesecake. Her brothers enjoyed stealing them while she cooked in the kitchen. Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 10 a.m. until time of services at 12 p.m. at Slone & Co. Funeral Directors 13115 Lorain Ave. Cleveland, OH 44111.

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Saturday, October 15, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Slone & Co. Funeral Directors

13115 Lorain Ave, Cleveland, OH 44111

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Saturday, October 15, 2022

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