Rita C. Christian (nee Figler) of Warminster passed away Saturday January 11, 2020, she was 95 years old. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Anna Figler (nee Stefanowicz). Rita was preceded in death by her husband Edward Harvey Christian, her son Timothy (Kathleen) Christian, and her brother Thomas Figler. She is survived by her children Edward (Ellen), Margaret (Ronald) Haskell, Dennis (Susan), Matthew (Debbie), Michael (Lenora), and Katheryn (the late Daniel) Tucker. Also surviving is her sister Josephine Sullivan, 20 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.
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Rita was formerly a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed dancing at the VFW, bowling and especially knitting. She thoroughly enjoyed her weekend sleepovers with her grandchildren in their early years.
The family would like to extend sincere gratitude to the staff of Masonic Village Warminster for their care and compassion for Rita.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday January 25, 2020 from 10am until the time of her funeral mass at 11am at St. John Bosco Church, 215 E. County Line Road, Hatboro Pa 19040. Interment will follow immediately after at St. John Neumann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to the American Foundation for the Blind 1401 S. Clark St., Ste. 730 Arlington, VA 22202 or the Masonic Village of Warminster, 850 N Norristown Rd, Warminster, PA 18974 in Rita’s name.