Rita Mary Dunn
1928 - 2022
Rita Mary Dunn
Visitation Information
Private Family Visitation
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, PEI
Burial Information
Burial Date
Following the Funeral Mass
Burial Location
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Alberton
Requested Charity
Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund
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Peacefully at Andrews of Summerside, on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, with family by her side, of Rita Mary (Kelly) Dunn. Devoted and loving wife of the late Harry Dunn, formerly of Elmsdale, PEI. Rita was the daughter of the late Paulinus and Regina (O'Halloran) Kelly, of Roseville, PEI.

Cherished mother of Betty (Paul) MacDonald, Lower Montague, PEI, Raebern (Debbie) Dunn, Elmsdale, PEI, Paula (Wayne) Clark, Summerside, PEI, and Gerarda (Tim) Bernard, Okotoks, AB.

Loving grandmother to Sarah (Josh), Paula (Bryce), Kelly (Greg), Raeanne (Tyler), Gary (Priscille), Marney (Dawson), Andy (Emily), Ian (Courtney), Jenna (Keith), Julie (Mike), Lisa (Brandon), Brett (Breanna), and Lori (Cal). Great-grandmother to Riley, Ella, Lauren, Keira, Kayla, Dani, Mac, Charlie, Parker, Carter, Celine, Chantelle, Liam, Morgan, Austin, Rae, and Clara.

Rita was predeceased by her brothers, Gerard and Raymond Kelly. She is survived by sisters-in-law, Mary Kelly, Halifax, NS, and Lorraine Dunn, of Elmsdale, PEI.

Rita supported her husband, Harry, in developing a successful family farm operation over the years. Besides her family and farm duties, Rita was an elementary school teacher. She shared her passion for learning with many children over the years, and treated everyone with love and respect. Rita was a dedicated member of the Catholic Women's League. She was a community minded person, and was a member of the Women's Institute.

Thank you to the staff at Andrews of Summerside for the kindness and caring shown to Rita while she was a resident.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home, Alberton, with private family visitation by personal request. Public funeral mass at the Sacred Heart Parish, Alberton, on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow in the church cemetery.  

As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Sacred Heart Cemetery Fund, would be gratefully appreciated.

Memorial donations in memory of Rita can be sent through e-tansfer at [email protected]

Rita Mary Dunn