Rita (Kennerson) Bunnell, 76, of Terryville, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at home.
Rita was born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada Mar. 30, 1942, daughter of the late Harold and Martha (McCarthy) Kennerson. Prior to her retirement, she worked for General Motors. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church Terryville. Rita was an avid scrap booker and card maker. She loved and was devoted to her family and friends.
She is survived by her sons, Robert Bunnell and his wife, Doris of Rocky Hill, Gregory Bunnell and his wife, Monica of Newington; her daughter, Kathleen Urban of S.C.; her brother, Eugene Kennerson of Bakersville; her sisters, Madeline Kelley of Fla., and Linda Caissie of Canada; her grandchildren, Stephanie and her husband, Shawn Perkins, Jennifer Bunnell, Sean Urban and his wife, Jamie, and Kelly Urban; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 9 brothers and sisters.
The family would like to give special thanks to her dear friend, Janet Losee, for all her love and support and to the Bristol Hospital Hospice nurses Katie and Ariel.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church Terryville. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery Bristol. Scott Funeral Home 169 Main St. Terryville is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Bristol Hospice, P.O. Box 977, Bristol, CT 06011.