Rita Cusack, age 81, of New Milford, passed away Thursday, April 6th at Holy Name Hospice, Teaneck, NJ.

Rita was born in Dumont, NJ to Noel and Eva Snyder.  She was introduced by a friend to Michael Cusack.  They married and lived for many years in Dumont.  Later Rita moved to New Milford.

Rita was a devoted parishioner of St. Therese of Lisieux Church, Cresskill.  She supported the mission of the Carmelite Fathers and belonged to local senior citizen clubs.

Her friends and family will remember her as a sincere, loyal and creative person with a good sense of humor.

Rita’s family extends sincere gratitude to the doctors and nurses at Englewood Hospital, to the hospice nurse at Holy Name Hospice, and especially to Russell, a loyal friend.

Visiting Monday, April 10th, 9:00 AM – 10:45 AM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.  A Mass of the Resurrection follows at 11:00 AM at St. Therese of Lisieux Church, Cresskill.  Rita will be laid to rest with her husband at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita’s memory to St. Therese of Lisieux Church, 120 Monroe Avenue, Cresskill, NJ 07626.


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