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Rita Y. Belanger

May 7, 1936 — October 3, 2023


Rita Belanger 87, of Meredith, NH passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at Goldenview Health Care Center. She was born May 7, 1936, to Wilfred and Lena Brisson in Manchester, NH.

Rita lived in Manchester until 2012 when she moved to New Hampton, NH.  In addition to raising her family, she worked in office administration for health care providers including the pediatric offices of Dr. Eugene Lariviere and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic and retired from Pearl Manor at Hillcrest Terrace. 

She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Doris Harmon and Lucille Noland and granddaughter, Colleen White.

She is survived by her sons, Joesph Belanger of White Plains, NY and William Belanger and his wife Maureen Belanger of New Hampton, NH and daughters, Kathy Descheneau and her husband Ronald Descheneau of Concord, NH, Jacqueline Cawley and her husband Christopher Cawley of Lynchburg, VA, Patricia Gosselin and her husband William Gosselin of Moultonborough, NH and Cheryl Nobert and her husband David Nobert of Roseville, CA. 

Rita also survived by 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer's Association | Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia Help.

A memorial service will be held at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, New Hampshire on Monday October 9, 2023, beginning at 10 AM. A memorial church service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 172 Belmont Street, Manchester, NH.

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Monday, October 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover

243 Hanover St, Manchester, NH 03104

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