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Rita Jo Pisciotta

October 22, 1955 ~ December 15, 2018 (age 63)

     Rita Jo Pisciotta, 63, Richards, MO passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at her home in Richards.  Rita was born October 22, 1955 in Nevada, MO to Jack and Betty Jo (Householder) Howrey. 

     Rita was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1974. She worked for 15 years at Nevada State Hospital and also at 3M in Nevada for a number of years until her retirement. Rita enjoyed antiquing, crafts, painting, ceramics, flea markets, and garage sales.

     Survivors include two children, Amber Schmidt and her husband Matt, Nevada, Brach Pisciotta, and his wife Courtney, Overland Park, KS; grandchildren, Harper Pisciotta, Bowen Pisciotta, Cayden Campbell, Morgan Campbell; siblings, Brenda Hester and her husband Barry, Rogers, Arkansas, Paula Spiva, Nevada, MO; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony; her parents; one brother Jackie Howrey; and one uncle, Richard Howrey.

     Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Roger Beach officiating.  Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

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