Rita (born Cooper) Payette, 94, passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the Dover Center for Health & Rehabilitation in Dover, NH. Rita was born on August 1, 1928 in Berlin, NH, the daughter of Anna (born Eline) Cooper and Joseph Cooper.
Rita is survived by her daughters: Vivian Zagrobski and her husband, Walter of Ipswich, MA; and Kathy Payette and her husband, Richard Cross of Mt. Pleasant, PA; and her sons, George Payette and his wife, Jane of Dover, NH; and David Payette and his wife, June of Dugspur, VA; and five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Emile Payette, and her sister Lorretta (born Cooper) Waite, and a grandson.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday October 31, 2022 at 1PM at the Bryant & Fleury-Patry Funeral Home 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin, NH. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home from 12 to 1 PM, prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Russian City Cemetery, Berlin NH. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net.