Rita E. Colby


RUMFORD – A Mass of Christian Burial for Rita E. Colby was celebrated Thursday at St. Athanasius & St. John Catholic Church. The Rev. Angelo Levasseur was the celebrant. Mark Belanger was the organist. The readings and eulogy were done by her brother, David Potvin, who also played the guitar and sang “Be Not Afraid,” “Amazing Grace” and “Gentle Woman.” Pallbearers were Bert Davis, Jim Colby, Mike Parsons, Matthew Potvin, Wayne Davis and Tim Cormier. A reception followed in the parish hall. Spring interment will be in St. John Cemetery. Services were under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home.