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September 29, 2010

Rita T. Lieb

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Rita T. Lieb

BAINBRIDGE _ Rita T. Lieb, 90, of Bainbridge passed away on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010, at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City.

Rita was born on July 15, 1920, daughter of the late Warren G. and Rosemary (Stolz) Thomas in Carrolltown, Pa.

Rita was married to David J. Lieb in July of 1945, he predeceased her in 1992.

She was fiercely independent, and cared for herself until the last. She loved her family and enjoyed reading, crocheting and knitting.

Rita was a stay-at-home Mom for many years, but when the opportunity presented itself, she took a position with the Bainbridge-Guilford Central School system as a classroom aide, and then as a library aide in the high school.

She was a past active member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Bainbridge.

She is survived by her three sons and their wives, David J. (Jr.) and Joan, Thomas C. and Christine, and Christopher C. and Kelly; three grandchildren, Jinnie and Magnus Erhardt, Kelsey A. Lieb and Dustin T. Lieb. She also left behind her faithful cat, Misty. She is also survived by one sister, Naomi (Robert) McMullen; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Rita, was predeceased by her son, William in 1996.

A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at St. John's R.C. Church, Bainbridge.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bainbridge.

Memorial contributions in Rita's name may be made to the Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 E. Main St., Sidney, NY 13838.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family online at Arrangements under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney.