Rita Pauline (Marier) Foss, 93, of Manchester passed away on September 20, 2023 at Villa Crest Nursing Home in Manchester from Alzheimer’s disease.
Rita was born on August 15, 1930, in Manchester, to Charles S. and Florida (Brouillard) Marier.
Rita married her husband, James W. Foss, in 1950 and together they raised four children. Rita was predeceased by James in 1991. Rita enjoyed her children, grandchildren, her cat, her independence, her close friends, and her extended family. She was able to maintain her independence for 92 years until Alzheimer’s forced her to enter Villa Crest for full time care.
Rita was predeceased by her parents and eight older siblings. She leaves behind four children: sons, James M. Foss and his wife, Maureen; Daniel C. Foss; David B. Foss and his wife, Robin, and daughter Patricia J. Archambault and her husband, Alan; 8 grandchildren: Christine, Carolyn, Steven, Brian, Kevin, Tyler, Jesse, and Corey; 7 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren, as well as cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A calling hour at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, corner of North St, will be Monday, September 25th from 10 to 11 am, followed by a service in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Donations may be made in her memory to the NH Alzheimer’s Association, 15 Constitution Drive, Suite 1G, Bedford, NH 03110.
To send an online message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.