Rita Gonci Lister, 99, of Glastonbury, the wife of the late Anthony Gonci and Gordon Lister passed away Thursday, July 26th at Glastonbury Health Care Center. Born in Willimantic, she was the daughter of the late Alfonse and Marie (Rocheleau) Martineau had lived in Manchester before retiring to Cape Cod.
Rita is survived by her son Albert Gonci and his wife Debbie of Coventry, daughters Margaret “Maggie” D’Onofrio and her husband Barry of Estero, FL, and Lorraine Guardo of Manchester, Nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her daughter Rita G. English.
Family and friends may call at the John F. Tierney Funeral Home 219 West Center St. Manchester on Monday July 30th from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. A graveside service will be held Tuesday July 31st at Noon at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Dennis, MA. For online condolences, please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com