McDEVITT, RITA V. (nee Niermann), June 24, 2007 age 85. Died peacefully at home surrounded by her children. Faithful wife of the late Walter H. McDevitt. Devoted mother of Sandra Madgey, Walter J., Joseph P., Thomas F., Brian K., Timothy P., the late Patrick and the late Michael McDevitt. Loving sister of Patricia Landis and Francis Niermann. She was pre-cedeceased by 5 sisters. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Relatives, friends and members of St. Leo and Tacony Senior Citizens are invited to her viewing Thursday 7 to 9 P.M. and Friday 9 to 10 A.M. MANNAL FUNERAL HOME, 6925 Frankford Ave. (at Tyson), and to her Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10:30 A.M. St. Dominic R.C. Church, 8504 Frankford Ave. Int. St. Dominic Cem. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wissahickon Home Hospice, 1 Presidential Blvd., Ste 125, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News on 6/27/2007.