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Rita Mary McEvoy

May 20, 1931 April 25, 2018
Rita Mary McEvoy
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Obituary for Rita Mary McEvoy

Rita Mary McEvoy, age 86 of Lapeer, passed away April 25, 2018. She was born on May 20, 1931 to Frank E. McMahon and Mary Anne (Moran) McMahon in Detroit MI. Rita graduated from Visitation High School in Detroit, MI in 1949. She was also a 1951 graduate of Highland Park Jr. College. Rita then went on to work for Dodge Motor Company. She married her loving husband, John Christie McEvoy on June 18, 1960. Together they raised four children, first in Livonia, MI and then in Canton, MI from 1970 to 2011. Rita was known for her sunny disposition, her deep and abiding Catholic faith, and her fierce love and devotion to family.

Rita was a devoted wife to John Christie McEvoy. Cherished mother to Brian (Renee) McEvoy, Chris (Jill) McEvoy, Dennis (Kristen) McEvoy, Sheila (Brian) Ciesil. Proud grandmother of Morgan, Michael, Austin, Kyle, Samantha (Max), Alex, Madison, Dustin, Flannery, Cameron, Connor and Mikayla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank E. McMahon & Mary Anne (Moran) McMahon, and her brother Frank (Evelyn) McMahon.

A Funeral Mass will take place on April 27th at 11 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Orion. Fr. Mike Verschaeve will be officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10 AM until the time of Mass. A 1:30 PM graveside service at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery will take place after the memorial luncheon. Arrangements entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association are appreciated.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

27

Apr

10:00 AM 4/27/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

715 N Lapeer Rd
Lake Orion, MI 48362

St. Joseph Catholic Church
715 N Lapeer Rd Lake Orion 48362 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

27

Apr

11:00 AM 4/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

715 N Lapeer Rd
Lake Orion, MI 48362

St. Joseph Catholic Church
715 N Lapeer Rd Lake Orion 48362 MI
United States

Graveside

Friday

27

Apr

1:30 PM 4/27/2018 1:30:00 PM
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

25800 W 10 Mile Rd
Southfield , MI 48033

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
25800 W 10 Mile Rd Southfield 48033 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Final Resting Place

25800 W 10 Mile Rd
Southfield , MI 48033

25800 W 10 Mile Rd Southfield 48033 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

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