Rita Frances Mackey
PELHAM NH Rita Frances (Mackun)(Silvaria) Mackey, 81, of Pelham, died July 9, at Saints Medical Center after a brief illness. She was the widow of the late Alexander Mackey.
A daughter of the late Bronislaw and the late Eva (Strakoska) Mackun, she was born April 28, 1927, in Lowell, and educated in the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School.
She made her home in Lowell until a year ago when she relocated to Pelham, and had worked as an assembler for Honeywell Corporation in Lowell and Brighton. She enjoyed camping, trips to the Beach, fishing, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by a sister, Frances M. Duxbury of Dracut; a daughter, Mary F. Silvaria of Maine; a son, John Silvaria and his wife, Millie, of Delanco, NJ; five grandchildren, Michelle Silvaria of Pelham, Christopher Silvaria of Maine, Nicole Silvaria of Nashua, and Joshua & Salina Silvaria of New Jersey; five great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the mother of the late Mark Silvaria.
AT HER REQUEST, CALLING HOURS HAVE BEEN OMITTED AND BURIAL WILL BE HELD PRIVATELY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL (978 OR 800) 458-6816. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM