Rita D Deffler
Date of Death: April 17, 2020
Rita Diann Deffler July 10, 1936-April 17, 2020 Daughter of Rose Molita Hartford and Robert E. Campbell Predeceased by former spouse Kennth A. Deffler Mother of Debra Snyder (Tom) of Westhampton, NJ, James Deffler of Vincentown, NJ, and Sydney Holman (John) of Palm City, FL Sister of Sonny Campbell and Kenneth Hartford. Predeceased by sister Roberta OConnor. Grandmother of Heather, William, Kyle, Ryan, Jonathan and Bryant. Rita was born in South Boston, MA. She was raised and schooled in a strict Roman Catholic environment. Her fondest childhood memories are those of her grandmothers cooking and care. And rollerskating. She met her former husband Kenneth Deffler (a Navy sailor) on a blind date. Instead of becoming a nun which was her desire in life, she married her first love Kenneth and moved to Pennsauken, NJ where the Deffler clan was centrally located. She remained in NJ throughout the remainder of her life where she raised her family and found great happiness working in the healthcare community for many years, most especially her years at Associated Cardiovascular Consultants until her retirement in 2012. She will be remembered for her fierce atitude and living her life Rita’s way!!!