TICONDEROGA — Rita L. O'Brien, 82, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at her residence.
Born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., May 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Phillip and Marie (Donohue) LaFountain.
Rita was a resident of Ticonderoga for most of her life and was a communicant of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga.
She was employed as a bookkeeper for Adkins and Scott, Inc. and International Paper Company, both of Ticonderoga for many years.
Rita was pre-deceased by her husband, Bernard H. O'Brien Jr. on Feb. 27, 2002.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews; and her good friend and caregiver, Connie Backus of Ticonderoga.
Relatives and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21st at 11:15 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will take place in the spring at the family plot of St. Patrick's Cemetery of Port Henry.