Rita H. Shank

Date of Death: 6/4/2019

Rita H. Shank, 82, Carrolltown passed away June 4, 2019 at home.  She was born November 12, 1936 in Hastings, the daughter of Dominic and Ruth (Lantzy) Carpinello.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leo P. Shank, brother Bernard and an infant sister Jane.  She is survived by children Bernard (Lisa) Shank, Hastings, Gregg Shank, Nicktown, Patti Shank Higgins, Carrolltown, grandchildren Janette and Katelynn, numerous nieces, nephews and Daisey.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  She spent her life as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown.  Rita loved reading, her church and the Carrolltown Public Library, where she was a former board member.  Friends will be received from 5:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday at Stevens Funeral Home, Inc. 146 North Main Street Carrolltown, where a vigil for the deceased will be held.  Funeral Mass 10:00 am Friday at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown, by Rev. Jude W. Brady, OSB.  Committal church cemetery.  Rita’s family would like to extend a special thank you to sister-in-law Louetta Shank and niece Betty Shaw for their care and support.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are request to the Carrolltown Public Library.  Family and friends are invited to the church social hall for coffee and pastries following Mass.  (www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com)


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