Rita Maniscalchi

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, January 21, 2017
St. David The King Church
1 New Village Road West
Princeton Junction, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Rita Marie Maniscalchi

Rita Marie Maniscalchi (nee Cavaliere), 83, died peacefully on January 15, 2017 at her home in West Windsor, NJ. A graduate of New Utrecht High School and St. John's University, both in Brooklyn, she held jobs in a bank (translating French), in a market research firm, and in the accounting department of the Reuters news agency. An accomplished watercolorist, she had her work accepted to juried exhibitions. She was also a talented pianist, an excellent cook, a generous gift-giver and charitable donor, and an active community volunteer. She leaves her husband of almost 62 years, Mario Maniscalchi; daughters Grace Ann Murphy, Georgine (Gigi) Edwards, and Germaine Maniscalchi; and grandchildren Christopher, Thomas, and Caroline Murphy, Olivia and Martha Edwards, and Elizabeth and Juliana Dexter. Another daughter, Geraldine, and Rita's only sibling, Ralph, predeceased her. ​A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 21st at 11am (with calling hours beginning at 10) at St. David the King Church, 1 New Village Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hope Autism Foundation, 5 Lyons Mall, Box 122, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. hopeautismfoundation.org
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