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Rita Vendura

September 5, 1924 April 23, 2020
Rita Vendura
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Rita Vendura – passed away peacefully on April 23, 2020 at age 95 in Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY.
The daughter of Vincent and Angela Shortini Cutrone, she was born in Manhattan on September 5, 1924.
She was pre-deceased by her loving husband George of 62 years, her siblings; Jerry, Nettie, Rose, Theresa and Mathilda.
She is survived by her sisters, Grace Nicoletti and Nancy Palmiotto, children Sr Nancy Vendura, CSJ, George Vendura (Jeanie Geneczko), Lawrence (Lina) Vendura and Rita (Paul) Cortese. She is also survived by her Grandchildren; Lauren, Lisa, Luke, Paul and Angela as well as 8 Great Grandchildren, many other relatives and very dear friends.
She was well known for her skills as an excellent seamstress, her homemade Italian cooking, her love of dancing and her dedication to her family.
Rita resided in Rochester NY for the past 9 years as a resident of both St John’s Meadows and The Landing of Brighton. The family would like to extend their deep appreciation and gratitude for the excellent care and friendship she received at both facilities.
Private funeral arrangements will be held at a future date in Bloomingburg NY. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a donation to The What’s Next Sorority for pregnant teens PO box 18727 Rochester NY, 14618 or Our Lady of the Assumption Church PO box 527 17 High St., Bloomingburg NY, 12721.
Arrangements are made under the direction of Applebee-McPhillips Funeral Home, Inc.
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