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Rita Ramsdell

February 6, 1947 — April 26, 2020

Rita May Ramsdell, 73, of St. Johnsbury, VT passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital.

Rita was born on February 6, 1947, in Whitefield, NH to George and Evelyn (Fountain) Ramsdell.  She was raised and educated in Whitefield, graduating from Whitefield High School with the Class of 1965.  She worked as a Seamstress for Manchester Knitted Fashions.  Rita loved the Red Sox, Bingo, playing cards, and volunteering at the Mustard Seed soup kitchen.  She was very proud of her family especially her grandsons, Devin and Jason.

Survivors include her daughter: Cynthia McCullock and husband, Andrew, of St. Johnsbury; two grandsons: Devin Sherman of Lexington, KY and Jason Sherman of North Woodstock, NH; two brothers: John Ramsdell of Barrington, NH and Carl Ramsdell and wife, Sandra, of Maidstone, VT; a sister: Marilyn Carlson of Bow, NH; sister-in-law: Sylvia Ramsdell of Whitman, MA; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents: George and Evelyn Ramsdell; her daughter’s father: John Villeneuve; and a niece: Jill.

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