Rita E. Fortier, 96 passed away on Thursday August 29, 2019 at Academy Manor, Andover. Mrs. Fortier was born, raised and educated in Methuen and was a longtime resident of South Lawrence. Before retirement Rita worked as a stitcher at the Wood Mills of Lawrence. She was an avid crocheter and knitter.
The widow of Maurice E. Fortier, her family members include her son Roger H. Fortier and his wife Brenda Fortier of Goffstown, NH. She also leaves several grandchildren and she was predeceased by her daughter Marie and son Frank.
Funeral services were private. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Andover. Arrangements were by the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. To leave an online condolence, please go to Rita’s tribute page at www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com.
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