WESTBURY - Rita M. Earley, formerly of Westbury, passed away July 18, 2012 at Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid.
She was born Oct. 12, 1922 in New York City, the daughter of John F. Eagan and Mary K. (Whelan) Eagan.
She was the beloved wife of (late) Francis H. Vignand and (late) William J. Earley; loving mother of Barbara (Earley) Silver, Jean Ellen (Earley) Cooper, Geraldine (Earley) Torrance; loving step-mother of Jeanne (Vignand) Sanders and Frank Vignand; and the loving grandmother of 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m Sunday, July 22 at DonohueCecere Funeral Home, 290 Post Ave., Westbury.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 23 in St. Brigid's R.C. Church, Westbury. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
The DonohueCecere Funeral Home can be contacted at 516-333-0615 or online at www.dodohue-cecere.com.
Relatives and friends are invited to "Light a Candle" and share a memory, thought and prayer with the family at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.