Rita Daley Obituary

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Rita Jane Daley

September 22, 1919 - December 27, 2013
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Rita Jane (Bertling)Daley, 94, of Lima, passed away at 1:00 a.m., Friday, December 27, 2013, at Lima Manor, Lima, Ohio. She was born September 22, 1919, in Muntanna, Ohio to George William & Mabel (Kestley) Bertling, and they preceded her death. On February 22, 1946, Rita married Gerald P. Daley, who preceded her in death on April 19, 1995. Mrs. Daley was receptionist for Foy Johnston Paints for 14 years and then H & R Block for 25 years. She was a 1938 graduate of St. John's High School, Delphos. She was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, its Altar Rosary Society, Knights of Columbus #2661 Loyalty Ladies and a Past President,...
Rita Jane (Bertling)Daley, 94, of Lima, passed away at 1:00 a.m., Friday, December 27, 2013, at Lima Manor, Lima, Ohio. She was born September 22, 1919, in Muntanna, Ohio to George William & Mabel (Kestley) Bertling, and they preceded her death. On February 22, 1946, Rita married Gerald P. Daley, who preceded her in death on April 19, 1995.
Mrs. Daley was receptionist for Foy Johnston Paints for 14 years and then H & R Block for 25 years. She was a 1938 graduate of St. John's High School, Delphos. She was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, its Altar Rosary Society, Knights of Columbus #2661 Loyalty Ladies and a Past President, Daughters of Isabella, Our Lady of Perpetual Help and a Past President, Women's Democratic Club, Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks, #54, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 370, Moose Lodge #199, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1275 Auxiliary all of Lima, and the Amity Bridge Club, Delphos. She was an avid card player.
Surviving are two children: Kevin M.(Janis) Daley and Sr. Kevin Patrice Daley, both of Lima; three grandchildren: Brian Patrick Olsen, Michael G. Engberg and Audrey M. (Toby) Adams; and two great-grandchildren: Arick and Gunner Engberg.
She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Kathleen Olsen, sister Rosemary Miller, and her two brothers, James F. Bertling and William J. Bertling.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 30, 2013, at St. Rose Catholic Church, Lima, with Fr. David Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Sunday, December 29, from 2-4, and 6-8 p.m. at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, Lima, where a Parish Wake service will be held at 4:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rose School or to her family.
Condolences may be expressed at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com

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