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June 11, 2013

Rita M. (Savastano) Imondi, 81

Methuen, MA — Rita M. (Savastano) Imondi, 81, a resident of Methuen, Mass., passed away on Sunday, June 9, at the M.I. Restorative Center in Lawrence.

Born in Lawrence, Rita was educated in the Lawrence schools and was a 1949 graduate of Lawrence High School. She went on to attend the McIntosh Business School in Lawrence. Rita had worked as a receptionist at the Catalano Insurance Agency in Methuen prior to her retirement. Prior to that, she had worked as a legal secretary, as well as a secretary at the former St. Francis School in Lawrence. Rita was a member of the St. Rita's Sodality at Corpus Christi Parish as well as a member of the Sons of Italy.

She was the widow of Anthony J. Imondi, to whom she was married to for 58 years. Members of Rita's family include her son, John Anthony Imondi of Miami, Fla.; a grandson, Ian Schindler of Salem, N.H.; granddaughter, Corlee Lauren Imondi of Danville, N.H.; four great-grandchildren, Seth and Layla Schindler, Cole Matthew Liguori, and Aryn David Simons. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday (tomorrow) June 12, at 10:00 a.m., in Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence. Burial will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery, also in Lawrence. Family and friends may call on Wednesday morning prior to the funeral from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury St., Lawrence.