Rita L. Vaillancourt, 77, of Manchester, died April 1, 2002, at Catholic Medical Center after a brief illness.
Born in Manchester, July 24, 1924, she was the daughter of Joseph and Ida (Tardiff) Cloutier. She was a lifelong resident of this city.
She retired 3 years ago from George's Clothing Mart where she worked as a seamstress for many years.
She was married to Jack Vaillancourt, who died in 1988.
Mrs. Vaillancourt was a communicant of St. Edmond Church of the Parish of the Transfiguration.
Family members include a daughter, Irene L. Riley of Manchester; a son, Robert F. Vaillancourt of Bedford; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Thursday April 4, 2002 in St. Edmond Church of the Parish of the Transfiguration. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Memorial Giving Program, Gail Singer Memorial Building, 360 State Route 101, Suite 501, Bedford, NH, 03102-5032