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Rita A. Goldsby

November 16, 1937 March 4, 2019
Rita A. Goldsby
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Obituary for Rita A. Goldsby

Peoria- Rita A. Goldsby, age 81, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at Methodist UnityPoint Hospital in Peoria, surrounded by her loving husband and children.

Rita was born November 16, 1937 in Springfield, IL, a daughter of Francis P. “Frank” and Eleanor (Ervin) Sommer. She married James R. Goldsby on April 7, 1956 in Springfield. He survives.

Rita is also survived by three daughters, Cheryl (Michael) Roy, Lori (Bill) Donlan, and Angela (Ronald) Karis, and one son, Brian Goldsby, all of Peoria, two brothers, Kenneth (Mary Kay) Sommer and Ronald (Dora) Sommer both of Springfield, IL and three sisters, Mary Lou Mitchell of Springfield, Barbara (Mark) Root of Chatham and Sharon Metz of Peoria. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Rita always loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Carl and John and one daughter, Michelle.

A Memorial Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 11, 2019 at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. A visitation will start at 9:30 AM until time of mass also at the church. Fr. Thomas Taylor will officiate and a private entombment of ashes will be held at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

11

Mar

9:30 AM 3/11/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Monday

11

Mar

11:00 AM 3/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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