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Rita M. Bergh

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Rita M. Bergh, 94, of East Granby, beloved wife for 55 years of the late Marshall O. Bergh, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 6, 2016, with her two daughters at her bedside. Born in Worcester, MA on June 25, 1921, daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (LeFebvre) Blanchard, she was raised in Worcester, MA and East Hartford and had lived in Windsor and Suffield for many years before retiring to Daytona Beach, FL. Rita returned to Connecticut 15 years later to be closer to her family and settled in East Granby. She worked as a secretary at several Hartford area companies before her retirement. In her spare time, Rita enjoyed listening to music, playing the organ, and spending time with her family. Throughout her life Rita loved collecting dolls. She leaves two daughters, Sharon Casabella and her partner Russell Anderson of East Granby, and Bonnie Evans and her husband William, Jr. of East Granby; two grandchildren, Marsha Kulcsar and her husband Stephen of Granby, and William Evans, III and his wife Denise of Windsor Locks; three great grandchildren, Erin, William, IV, and Madison; and her longtime friends, Betty and Jerry Thompson and Bob and Cecile Consigny. Burial will be private in St. Joseph Cemetery, Poquonock.

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