Rita A. Cardillo, age 89, of Ridley Park, PA passed away on August 9, 2019. Born August 6, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the loving daughter of the late Jasper and Carmela (nee Crilli) Cini.
Rita was an old fashioned Italian mom who spent most of her time in the kitchen. She was a strong, witty, hardworking, caring, and loving woman who always put others first. She enjoyed spending her time with her family whom she loved dearly. She loved and enjoyed listening to her brother Al Martino’s records and she conspired herself his Number 1 supporter along with their mother Carmela Cini and Al’s wife Judi Martino.
She was the loving mother of Francis Cardillo and Denise Cardillo Boyer; caring grandmother of Jason P. Boyer, Dustin F. Boyer, Bradford Boyer, and Curtis Boyer; adoring great-grandmother of Skyla Elizabeth Ann Boyer and Elise F. Boyer; beloved sister of Frank Cini. Rita was predeceased by her husband Francis V. Cardillo and her siblings Pasquale Cini, Al Martino, and Frances Ceritano.
Relatives and friends are invited to her Graveside Service, Friday, August 16, 2019, 10:30 AM at Holy Cross Cemetery, 626 Baily Rd, Yeadon, PA 19050.