Rita Ellen Anderson


It is with great sadness that the family of Rita Ellen Anderson announces her passing on the early morning of Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Rita is lovingly remembered by her partner Gary Dziwenko, (Thomas family, Susan Dziwenko), her mother Inga Anderson, her daughter Amanda Lura, (with grandchildren Ashley and Rylan), her daughter Danelle Charbonneau, (with husband Christian and grandchildren Bentley and Greyson), brother Larry Anderson (with wife Carmen, Danny and Nikki), and sister Arlana (Lana) Anderson, (husband David) and sister-in-law, Maureen Anderson, (Jenny), (Crystal).
Rita is predeceased by her father, Herbert Anderson, and brother James Anderson
A celebration of Rita’s life will be held Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the First United Church, 10409-100 Ave, Fort Saskatchewan, with Jackie St. Goddard and Rev. Paul Walfall officiating.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff and residents of the Dr. Turner Lodge, the Doctors and nurses of the University of Alberta Hospital and the staff of Serenity Funeral Services.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta.
On line condolences can be sent to www.serenity.ca


Serenity Funeral Services Fort Saskatchewan  780-998-1422

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10409 - 100 Avenue
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

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Gail Litun (Michaud)

Sorry very sorry to hear of Rita’s passing. My thoughts are with the family and especially Inga.

Sharon and Homer Thomas and family.

Our hearts are saddened by Rita’s passing, for my brother Gary, for Rita’s daughters and grandchildren. Inga her mom, Larry her brother, Lana her sister, and all connected. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Rita be at peace, love and prayers on your journey to the other side where family and loved ones, are waiting for you with opened arms.

Russel and Susan Zapesocki

Gary, so sad to hear of your loss. Sincere condolences to you and all the family.


My sincere condolences to your family and friends. You were taken far too young, something one can’t really prepare for. Your beautiful granddaughter Ashley is how I know of you , I would have loved to have met you.

Susan Dziwenko

My condolences to Gary the girls and all the Anderson family for the loss of their loved one Rita.May she rest in peace.

Debby and Guy Laventure

Gary, very sorry to here of the loss of your best friend and beloved Rita. Our sympathy’s go out to all the families. May she Rest In Peace.

Nicky Thomas

Love u gurl have awsum journey on yr way out.love to all the family.keep hold of good strength as you all keep keepn on

Bernie Boettger (Morin)

Saddened to hear of the passing of Rita My sympathies go out to all the families. May she Rest In Peace

Terry and Gaylene Dannish

Gary, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Rita. Please accept our sincere condolences.

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