Marie DeeAnna Rita Jackson of McCreary, MB passed away on Monday, March 13th, 2023 at the age of 81 years.
Rita was born on July 17, 1941 in McCreary, MB to parents Raoul and Anne Jackson (nee Dutour). She was raised on the family farm with her brothers Lionel (Pat), Albert, Lawrence (Pat) and her sisters Louise, Gloria and Jeannette (Fred). Rita received her education at McCreary and Laurier schools and took her nurse's training at St. Boniface Hospital.
Rita graduated as a R.N and worked in Inuvik, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Bella Bella, BC, McCreary, Ste. Rose du Lac and Dauphin.
She loved her flowers and enjoyed gardening, knitting and crocheting in her spare time.
Rita will be missed and remembered always by her daughter Liza and her grandson Zachary, her siblings and their spouses along with many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Funeral Mass for Rita will be celebrated on Saturday, March 18th, 2023 at 2:00 pm from Our Lady of the Nativity Roman Catholic Church, McCreary, MB
A private interment will follow in the McCreary Catholic Cemetery, McCreary, MB
Should friends so desire, donations may be made in memory of Rita to CancerCare Manitoba
The service will be livestreamed, please click on the link below at service time
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