- December 9, 1951 - June 12, 2012
- Saint Ann, Missouri
of Rita's Passing
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“May you cherish Rita's memory and her love all of your life, my friend.
1 of 26 | Posted by: Richard Wise - St. Louis, MO
We are so sorry to hear about your wife Rita. This poem has helped me through so me rough times... I hope it helps you!
Love and Go On...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Denice Traeger - Wildwood, MO
You are in Peggy and my thoughts and prayers. May Rita's memory be forever a blessing.
3 of 26 | Posted by: Jay Umansky - St. Louis, MO
“So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
4 of 26 | Posted by: Grayson and Cyndi Woollard
“Ken, When storm clouds darken your world, remember friendship offers a safe harbor where you are never alone.. there you will find comfort and...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Dee Gannon - Florissant, MO
“To the family, I am so sorry for your loss. I was blessed to work with Ms. Rita at Washington University for the last 12 years. She could brighten...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Jeannine Cahill - Creve Coeur, MO
“Ken - I am deeply sorry for your grief....I will be praying for you to feel God's comfort at this time. You know I have experienced and understand...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Myrtle Luning - Vancouver BC
“i can't believe i just got a message from you on facebook this week and now your gone. i wish we had talked and seen each other more over the years....Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: cynthia johnson rivera - pacific, MO
“May all of Rita's family and friends find comfort in knowing Rita is at peace. I am sure you all have fond memories that will make you smile.
I only...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Pat Pratt - St. Charles, MO
“Dear Ken, Lema, Tristan & Sebastian,
Please accept my sympathy for your loss. You four were Rita's heart. She loved you all so much. Her face...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Pat Schroeder - Hartford, IL
“Thinking of you at this very difficullt time.
12 of 26 | Posted by: judy zafft - fellow volunteer
Sorry for your loss.
13 of 26 | Posted by: Rochelle Weinstein - BALLWIN, MO
“To the best Aunt in the World you will be extremely missed. I have so many wonderful memories of our time shared together in this world. Even though...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Brenda Hixson - Park Hills, MO
“So sorry to hear about Rita's passing, may God send you all comfort in this difficult time.
15 of 26 | Posted by: Rabbi Mordecai Miller - St Louis, MO
I know how much you loved and cared for Rita. Your volunteer work at MoBap is a tribute to Rita.
16 of 26 | Posted by: Susan Markham - St. Louis, MO
“Rita helped me with several things when I was in the Genetics Department and she always did it willingly and with a smile. She also was truly...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Janet Connolly
You ARE an inspiration to me. You ARE a great example of a strong, loving woman, mother and wife. Thank you for accepting me and my family...Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Cassandra & Patrick Smith and Cierra Wallace - MO
“Rita was a good friend with whom I shared many memorable times at WashU. When she joined the Dept of Genetics, I was one of the professors she was...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Ted Hansen - co-worker
“Rita will be missed. Ken you are in my prays.
20 of 26 | Posted by: Jaime Kanzler - St. Louis, MO
“Ken and Lema,
Words won't even begin to let you know how sorry I am for your loss.
Rita and I only go back 7 years together but what a friendship...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Chris Gonzalez - Belleville, IL
“May we all be comforted by knowing that Rita has passed from this life into God's loving hands. She always said "Don't worry about me, I'll be all...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Darlene Hentis - Red Bud, IL
You will be missed. I know Ken loved you dearly.
Stu & Barb Persky
23 of 26 | Posted by: stewart persky - stl, MO - friend
“You are forever in my Heart and my Thoughts.. You were truly a blessing in my life and I have so many wonderful memories that I can hold on to and...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Pitts - Saint Louis , MO
“Forever in our Hearts
25 of 26 | Posted by: Jason / Dana Svoboda - St. Ann, MO
“Rita was a great neighbor,friend. I will miss her.
26 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Svoboda - St. Ann, MO
Rita Scott, of Saint Ann, Missouri, died on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at the age of 60. Loving wife of Kenneth Scott; devoted mother of Lema L. Rader; cherished grandmother of Tristan Rader and Sebastian Rader; dear sister of Dolores Lawson, James Piller, Larry Piller, and Darlene Hentis. She is preceded in death by her parents Frank W. and Lema J. Piller, and siblings Peggy Sue Kiger, Mary Lou Conrad, Frank William Piller, Jr., Hazel Johnson and Bertrand Piller.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Louis Zoological Society.