June 25, 2016


Rita Szentkeresti

RitaSzentkeresti_Rita, 89, of Brook Park, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was born May 17, 1925 in Lakewood, to the late Michael and Elizabeth(nee Blanar) Billick.

Rita was heavily involved at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, where she taught religious education classes, was a Eucharistic minister, member of the Women’s Guild and worked at Bingo. She enjoyed arts and crafts, ceramics, and loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Rita will be missed by her loving daughters, Karen Szentkeresti and Janet (Peter) Fuldauer; treasured grandchildren, Christie (Mike) Boger, Shannon (Christopher) Barnes, and Paul Fuldauer; cherished great-grandchildren, Alexandria Fuldauer, twins Jakob and Lucas and Mayah Boger; brother, Phil (Rose) Billick; sisters-in-law, Pat Billick and Margaret Saunders and dearest family friend, Beverly Belock.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William in 2013; her parents; daughter, Judy (Kevin) Werner; brothers, Raymond (Maryann) and Michael (Joyce) Billick.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, August 12, 2014, from 4 until 8 P.M., at Waite and Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick and one hour prior to Mass at the church. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 13, 10 A.M., at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick, with Father Bob Stec as the Celebrant. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brook Park.

Contributions may be made, in Rita’s memory, to St. Ambrose Church.

Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com