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Rita M. Nowicki, Bellmawr VFW Auxiliary Member, Senior Citizens Assoc, & Bellmawr Democrat Club

3641461_wlppMrs. Rita M. Nowicki (nee Verrilli), of Bellmawr, passed peacefully at her daughter’s home on March 28, 2016 with her family by her side. Age 89.

Beloved wife of the late Chester A. Nowicki and Biagio E. Rantuccio. Devoted mother of Rosemarie T. Gwalthney (David), Joseph E. Rantuccio (Veronica) and the late Frank E. Rantuccio. Loving grandmother of Amanda Meek (Stephen), Joseph West (Rhonda), David Gwalthney (Candyce) and step-grandmother of Tina Capano and Stephanie Mayernik. Great grandmother of Malloree Meek and special Nanny Rita to Haley, Carly, Julianna, Gavin and Keira. Loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Nowicki was a member of Bellmawr VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Senior Citizens Assoc. of Bellmawr and the Bellmawr Democrat Club.

She enjoyed casino trips and being with her friends and family.

Her meatballs will be greatly missed.

There will be a viewing from 9 to 10am Thursday morning at St. Joachim Parish, Annunciation BVM Church, 601 W. Browning Rd., Bellmawr, NJ 08031.

Funeral Mass 10am in church.

Interment New St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bellmawr.

Family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made in Mrs. Nowicki’s memory to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr., Suite 300, Marlton 08053.