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Rita M (Celenza) Zarabba

May 17, 1944 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

Rita M. Zarabba (nee Celenza), age 75, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away February 21, 2020, peacefully surrounded by her three children, as she took her last breath.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Anna Celenza.  Rita worked in the insurance industry as an Administrative Assistant for the Richardson Agency located in Broomall, PA.

Rita was the loving mother of Maryanna Scarpato (Joe), Joseph Zarabba (Jaci) and  Melissa Matthy (Andy), the cherished grandmother of Nicholas, Carsen, Tanner, Myles, Maddox, and Audrey.  She is predeceased by her siblings, Carmen Celenza, Vincent Celenza and Anthony Celenza.  Rita is also predeceased by her loving companion, Paul “Rick” Rickabaugh.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing, Wednesday Evening, February 26, 2020, 6:00 – 8:00 PM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA  19073, 610-353-6300, and on Thursday 9:30 – 10:30 AM at St. Bernadette Parish Church, 1035 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA  19026, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA.

Contributions to the Christina & Tyler Roy Foundation, www.royfoundation.org, would be appreciated.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rita M (Celenza) Zarabba, please visit our floral store.


Services

Viewing
Wednesday
February 26, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Donohue Funeral Home - Newtown Square
3300 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Viewing
Thursday
February 27, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 27, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Interment
Thursday
February 27, 2020

Holy Cross Cemetery
626 Baily Road
Yeadon, PA 19050

Donations

Christina & Tyler Roy Foundation
Web: http://www.royfoundation.org

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