Sunday, August 05, 2012

Aunt Rita

Rita L. Campitelli, 86, of Brigantine passed away on Saturday August 4, 2012. Rita was born in Philadelphia. She was a member of the Brigantine Elks, Brigantine Lions Club and Catholic Daughters of America. Rita was a founding member and held many positions at the Brigantine Sons of Italy Pat Campitelli Lodge and she was the Sunshine Girl and senior representative of the Brigantine Republican Club. Rita was a member of the Brigantine Historical Society and the Saint Leo’s Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order.

Rita was the beloved wife of the late Patrick A. Campitelli. She is survived by her son Joseph Campitelli and his wife Christine, her brother Joseph Gabriel, his wife Jeannie, and her nieces Donna, Maryanne, and Michele. Rita is also survived by her great niece Mary and great nephew Connell.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Rita’s Life Celebration and viewing on Friday, August 10, 2012 from 9:15 to 10:40am at St Thomas Church, 8th Street and Brigantine Ave., Brigantine. Elks Service 10:40am. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11am. Entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery Mausoleum, Mays Landing.

To share your fondest memory of Rita please visit The family requests in lieu of flowers to please make donations in Rita’s memory to the Brigantine Sons of Italy Scholarship Fund, PO Box 113, Brigantine, NJ 08203. Family services by Keates-Plum Funeral Home Brigantine.

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