Rita Screti

Rita Screti (Zajonz)

Tuesday, March 20th, 1928 - Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Rita M. (Zajonz) Screti, 92 years of age, of Peabody, formerly of Lynnfield passed away peacefully on October 27, 2020.

Born in, Poland on March 20, 1928, Rita was the cherished Daughter of the late Francesca and Emmanuel Zajonz. Devoted wife of the late Domenic F. Screti, with whom she met during WWII and spent 50 years of marriage. She was a Red Sox fan, enjoyed horse racing, bingo and most of all time with her granddaughters.

Loving mother of John and Ronald, both of Peabody, and Renee Lawton of Wakefield, NH. Adored grandmother of Jeana Guarino of Tewksbury, Erica Lawton of Salem, MA and Alexandra Lawton of Peabody. Rita also leaves behind her brother Bernhard and his wife Emmi, brother Norbert, sisters Alice and Marion, all of Germany as well as many cousins,nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will meet at Vazza’s Beechwood Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., Revere on Tuesday, November 3, at 10A.M. followed by a Graveside Service at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett at 10:30A.M.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Rita’s name to St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis TN 38105.

All services will be held in accordance with Phase-3 of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts phased reopening plan due to COVID-19. Face coverings are required to be worn and social distancing measures are encouraged.
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    Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 | 10:30am
    Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 10:30am
    Woodlawn Cemetery
    302 Elm Street
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Heike Herold

Posted at 12:19pm
Heike Herold (Zajonz)
Dear Erica, we send you and all the members of our familiy our sincere condolences.
Rita‘s siblings Norbert, Bernhard, Alice, there children and grant children are sad to hear about the
Death of Rita. We all feel with you.

Renee Lawton Posted at 12:07pm

Thank you Heike! Please find me on FB so I can keep in touch. Renee Lawton

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Posted at 08:36am
Dear Erica, I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Warmest regards.
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Michael DiOrio

Posted at 02:54pm
Renee, We are very sorry for your loss. Love the DiOrio Family
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Diane Ford

Posted at 03:47pm
With loving memories of Auntie Marie may you Rest In Peace. Love you...Diane, Richard and Jennifer
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Mary Ellen Punch

Posted at 01:35pm
Auntie I love you, and will miss you! Love, niece Mary Ellen
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