In Remembrance of Rita Severe
Rita SevereScranton, PA September 4, 1935 ~ February 8, 2012 Date of Service: February 9, 2012
Rita Severe, Scranton, died Wednesday at Community Medical Center. She was the wife of the late Joseph Severe who died September 21, 2001.
Born in Newark, NJ, daughter of the late Daniel and Sarah Kesselman Kleiman, she attended schools in New Jersey and had worked in the medical and nursing profession. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother whose true enjoyment was spending good times with her family.
Surviving is a daughter Ann E. Wadika and husband Mark, Scranton; two sons, Daniel and wife Patricia, and David, all of Scranton; five grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with services by her nephew Rabbi Gary Severe. Friends may call Thursday in the funeral home from noon until the time of service. Interment in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery. Shiva will observed at the family residence, 431 Wheeler Ave., Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. and Friday from 2-4 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.