Rita Marie Kimball
Rita Marie Kimball, 84, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Shard Villa Residential Care Home in Salisbury.
She was born on February 21, 1937 in Monkton the daughter of Edmund and Cecile (Rheaume) Menard. She married the love of her life, Robert Kimball on July 2, 1955. They spent 49 happy years together.
Rita loved sitting on her porch in the sunshine watching people go by. Her family was most important to her. Any chance to cook a meal and have everyone there made her happiest. She worked for many years as a waitress at Main Street Diner/Snaps. She also spent many years volunteering as dispatcher for the Bristol Fire Department. On many a Tuesday night you could find her helping and playing bingo at St Ambrose church.
She is survived by her children, Stephen (Penney) of New Haven, Roberta Hier (Terry) of Weybridge, Marcel (Sheryl) of Bristol and daughter-in-law Lucille of Bristol. Also, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents, her husband and son Darwin. Also her five siblings.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 23rd at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 24th at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Bristol. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Bristol. To send online condolences to her family or for those who can’t attend the funeral service can watch the video of the service which will be located on the bottom of the obit please visit www.brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com