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Rita A. Horvath

November 7, 1934 ~ November 22, 2020 (age 86)


Rita A. Horvath, 86 years old, passed away on November 22, 2020 at the Commonwealth Senior Living Center at the Eastern Shore in Onancock, VA. She was the daughter of the late Estelle and Irving Merlob. Rita was born in New York, NY on November 7, 1934.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Horvath, the love of her life, whom she married in 1954 and an infant son, Steven. She was also preceded in death by her two brothers, Robert and Arnold Merlob. She is survived by her three children, Mark Horvath, Kim Bahns and her husband, Randy, and Barry Horvath and his wife, Robin; her granddaughter, Megan Horvath, who she adored; and her two step-granddaughters, Natalie and Nora Bahns.

Rita was a stay at home mom until they moved to New Jersey in 1978. She then went to work at the Bank of Cranberry in Cranberry, New Jersey until they were bought out by PNC Bank, at which time she transferred to PNC Bank in West Orange, New Jersey until she retired.

A visitation will be held at the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home (94 Market Street) on Friday, November 27, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., followed by a luncheon at Mallard’s on the Wharf (2 Market Street, Onancock). Rita will be laid to rest beside her beloved Harold at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, New Jersey.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.


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November 27, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Williams-Onancock Funeral Home
94 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417

November 27, 2020

12:30 PM
Mallard's at the Wharf
2 Market Street
Onancock, VA 23417

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