Rita M. Lacy, 71

Rita M. (Augustine) Lacy, age 71, beloved wife of Milton R. Lacy, Jr., of Limerick, PA, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Born in Norristown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Columbia Augustine. She married Milton in 1975 and he was the love of her life. Rita was blessed in finding such a wonderful husband. Milt was a gentle and kind husband and they loved each other so much. They enjoyed traveling the United States and spending time with loved ones.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sister, MaryAnn Pizzico, wife of William and Joann Mattaliano, wife of Richard. She was a loving aunt to Gina and Michael Mattaliano and great-aunt to Richard and June Mattaliano. Gina and Michael were two of the most important people in Rita’s life and brought her love and pride for the way they lived their lives. She loved spending time with her nieces and nephews and the addition of her great-nephew Richie and great-niece June brought Rita a new and joyful perspective on life.

Her sister Joann and brother-in-law Richard were constant companions. They spent many years taking trips together and just being a huge part of her life and she loved them dearly.

Rita was at 1969 graduate of Archbishop Kennedy High School in Conshohocken. She worked for Quaker Chemical and then for SEI and Vanguard for many years. Rita was an avid reader, who also enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, riding her bicycle and taking walks with Milt.

She was a member of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish. Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 10, 2023, at 11:00AM at St. Teresa of Calcutta Church (256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville, PA 19473) with Fr. Paul Brandt officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Conshohocken. A viewing will also be held on Friday, February 10, 2023, from 9:30-10:45AM at the church.

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Rest in peace my beautiful and cherished friend. I will miss our lunches and our long conversations. We could always count on each other to be honest, supportive and willing to listen. Milt, Bill and I send our love and sincerest condolences to you as we know how close you and Rita were. We will remember fondly our occasional Friday night dinners with you both and our long conversations afterwards. We had many good times with you. We are praying for God's strength for you and your family at this most difficult time. And we are here for you any time you need us. God bless. Love you, Ginny and Bill Sherry

~ Ginny Sherry Boyertown, PA
2/9/2023 10:58:20 PM

Milt, Words cannot express the loss of someone so close and so dear, as Rita. May the love of family, time, and precious memories help to ease the pain and sorrow and heal your heart. OC

2/9/2023 4:12:30 PM

Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time Donna, Jim, Marc and the Kieffer family from Willow St.

~ Marc Kieffer Pottstown, PA
2/9/2023 1:31:47 PM

Joann and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. That’s a beautiful picture of Rita. Keeping you and your family in our hearts and prayers!!

~ Lori and Family
2/7/2023 6:02:00 PM

Joann and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. That is a beautiful picture of Rita. Keeping you and your family in our hearts and prayers. ??????

~ Lori and Family
2/7/2023 5:57:38 PM

Dear Milt, I am so terribly sorry to learn of Rita’s passing. I so enjoyed meeting her and sharing our common interests with you both. Diane

~ Diane Sullivan
2/7/2023 4:41:27 PM

Dear Milt, We are truly saddened to learn of Rita passing away. We share your sorrow. We truly appreciated all you both did for our Mother, Mamie, while on Willow St. Know that we will keep both of you in our prayers. Sincere Sympathy, Jack, Lori & families

~ Jack Bucciaglia Douglassville, PA
2/7/2023 11:16:55 AM

Milt, we are so sad to hear about Rita's passing. Matthew and Isabella will miss her dearly. We truly enjoyed the time Rita was in our lives. We are here for you during this difficult time. Prayers for you and her family.

~ The Cook Family
2/7/2023 9:56:59 AM

Dear Milt, Rita was an amazing person and she will be missed. I hope time softens the pain. I am so sorry for your loss.

~ June Landis
2/7/2023 8:26:42 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers JoAnn to you and your family.

~ William Hurley Birdsboro, PA
2/6/2023 8:38:17 PM