Agnes Rita Gamertsfelder

agnes gamertsfelder
"Reets", age 90, of McLean, Va., died peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, December 29, 2007 at Virginia Hospital Center surrounded by her family. Born on April 9, 1917 in Johnstown, Pa. Rita moved to Washington, DC in 1943 to work as an executive secretary for the Department of Agriculture. She was the beloved wife of 57 years to Howard, mother of Marylinda Gamertsfelder, Karen Krouse (Chuck), and Thomas Gamertsfelder (Kimberly), grandmother of Aaron, Audrey and Olivia. Also survived by sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law as well as many nieces and nephews. Rita was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be remembered for her smile and Irish spunk. We love you, Mom. Rest in peace.

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. So sorry to read about Rita in the paper this morning. Fond memories of such good neighbors My prayers and deepest sympathy to all the family. The Manco family (Rose)

  2. You are in our prays. Rita was such a warm and loving person to know. She made the world a better place. We will miss her. The Marquardt family

  3. As an aunt you were loved, admired and adored. May you rest in peace and may our memories of you console those left behind. Our lost is Heavens gain.

  4. Our prayers are with you. I met Rita thru my sister Marian Sohn. Rita was a wonderful person and I know she will be greatly missed. God be with all of you.

  5. I can close my eyes and picture Rita and Marian in Panama. And over the many years our families have shared happy times together. Rita, I will miss you, our family will miss you. Until we meet again… Jim

  6. Our prayers go out to the Gamertsfelder family whose friendship we have been blessed with for so many year! I do have to smile when I think of Rita & my mom, in Heaven together–chatting away–catching up on the wonderful times spent together over so many years! Love Debbie (Sohn)

  7. Dear Gam, Mel, Karen, and Tom, I am so sorry to learn of your loss, which is also a great loss for all of the many friends and neighbors who loved Rita so much. She was a wonderful woman and had more spunk and verve than I could ever hope to muster myself. I always felt better looking out my window and seeing Rita sitting outside across the street at your house. My heart goes out to you all.

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