WILLARD, Rita – It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Rita Willard (née Dufresne) at the Cornwall Community Hospital on Thursday November 19, 2020 with her loving family by her side at the age of 77 years. Beloved wife of John Willard. Loving mother of John Jr. (Cindy), Marilyn DiCola (Peter) and Debbie McRae (Terry). Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Dear sister of 10 siblings Abe, Jack, Rene, Roy, Lawrence, Judy Dufresne, Johnny, Mag (Jean) Leblanc, Dora O’Neil, Carty and Roger. Predeceased by her parents Alex and Jeannette (née Fortier) Dufresne. In keeping with her wishes there will be no service or visitation. Cremation has taken place.
Donations in memory can be made to Cornwall Hospice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, Boulerice Centre, 218 Montreal Road, Cornwall. Online condolences may be made at: www.wilsonfuneralhome.ca