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Rita Barrett Macmanus, 99, artist, teacher and steward of joy, died in comfort and peace Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in Fredericksburg.
She was born April 10, 1913, in New York City. She was an alumna of College of New Rochelle and Columbia University, and was the widow of Armand Macmanus.
She is survived by children Jane (Paul), Maureen, Kevin, Quentin (Kathleen) and Sheila; and a host of beloved relatives, friends and caregivers. She goes to her rest with our immense love and gratitude.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bragg Hill Family Life Center, 400 Bragg Hill Drive, Fredericksburg, Va. 22401.