In memory of
Rita Leduc
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In memory of
Rita Leduc
Rita J. (Richard) Leduc Sturbridge - Rita J. (Richard) Leduc, 94, of Long Avenue, died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Overlook Masonic Healthcare.  Her husband of 59 years, William Leduc, died May 4, 2008.  She is survived by her son William Leduc and his wife, Cheryl, of Farmington, NH; three daughters, Janice Lesniewski and her husband, Kenneth, of Southbridge, Beverly Lamothe and her husband, Leonard, of Southbridge, and Kathleen Lanctot and her husband, Clifford, of Southbridge; a brother, Raymond Richard and his wife, Ollie, of Southbridge; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her granddaughter Viki Lesniewski, 2 brothers, Albert Richard and Ernest Richard; and her sister, Irene M. Leduc. Mrs. Leduc was born August 6, 1922, daughter of the late Delphis and Beatrice (Vary) Richard.  She graduated from the former Mary E. Wells High School.   She worked for over 25 years at the former American Optical Company.  After her retirement, she delivered newspapers for the Southbridge News for 18 years.  She enjoyed knitting, playing cards with her family, and most of all, she loved her family, and spending time with each of them. The funeral will be Saturday, October 15, 2016, from Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA, with a Mass at 10am at St. Mary's Church of St. John Paul II Parish, 263 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, MA.  Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge, MA.  A calling hour will be held prior to the Mass at the funeral home from 8:30-9:30am.  The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be made to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399.
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