In memory of
Rita L. (Lambert) Tardiff
Rita L. Tardif 1932 - 2017 AUGUSTA - Rita L. Tardif, 84, of Gray Birch Drive, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Augusta on July 19, 1932, a daughter of the late Hormidas and Maria (Doyon) Lambert. She was educated in the Augusta schools and Gates Business College. She was employed by the American Red Cross for 28 years, retiring as Field Director for the State of Maine. She then worked as a real estate broker for the States of Maine and Florida for 20 years. She was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church. She was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Donald Tardif. She is survived by her son, Paul J. Tardif and his wife Rebecca of Mt. Vernon; her sister, Cecile Pare and her husband Gerard of West Gardiner; four grandchildren, Andrew, Brandon, Ashley and Dylan of Mount Vernon; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation to the staff at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center at Gray Birch Drive for the care and compassion they showed to Rita and the family during her illness. There are no planned visiting hours. A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 22 at noon at the new Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta. Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. Condolences, photos and stories may be shared at www.plummerfh.com . Memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude's Children Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38101 or: MaineGeneral Home Care & Hospice P.O. Box 828 Waterville, ME 04903-0828
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