Rita was born August 20, 1926, in Bronx New York, daughter of the late Katherine and Anthony Locilenti. Rita was 1 of 4 siblings. On April 28, 1946, she married the love of her life, Warren Farfone
Rita graduated from Walton High School, Bronx New York in 1944. In 1971 the family relocated to Long Beach New York where Rita pursued her Banking career of of 20 years. In 1987 she retired to Dana Point California with her husband Warren who preceded her in death in 2012. They were married 65 years.
Rita enjoyed dancing, roller skating, and playing cards with the gals during her early years. She enjoyed her retired years doing crafts and spending time with friends at Dana Point Harbor. She also loved to travel, shop, decorate and make frequent trips to Las Vegas.
She was a great cook of Italian cuisine and handed down all her great family recipes to her children.
She loved to laugh and lived life to its fullest, and was a gentle, kind soul.
She truly loved life and spending time with her family .She will missed so much and will always be remembered.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband, Warren and, by her son, Daniel. She is survived by her children, Vincent, Jane and Carol, 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.