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Rita Sciarra

Obituary for Rita Sciarra

April 1, 1928 - June 19, 2021
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania | Age 93


Rita Sciarra (nee Giuffrida) of Blue Bell, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 19, 2021. She was 93 years old. Born April 1, 1928 in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Mario and Santina (nee DiFilippo), and the beloved wife of the late Edward P. Sciarra.

Rita was devoted to her faith and was an active parishioner at St Helena's for the last 50 years. Rita's main objective in life was to be happy, never complain and to care deeply for her family. Rita loved the holidays and having large family gatherings, she always wanted her loved ones nearby. She was an excellent cook, a spotless homemaker, and always had the door open (and extra food) for any and all that would stop in.

Rita was the loving mother of the late Edward J. Sciarra, Joyce Levin (Leonard) and Mario Sciarra (Debbie), four grandchildren: Sam, Josh, Alexa and Nick. She was preceded in death by her brother Sam Giuffrida.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Rita's Life Celebration on Friday June 25 from 9 AM to 10:50 AM at St. Helena's Church, 1489 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA. Her Funeral Mass will begin at 11 AM at St. Helena's. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Family arrangements are by Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 610-277-7000. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rita's name can be made to St. Helena's Church.

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200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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