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Rita A. (Torcoletti) Bartlett

January 29, 1943 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Rita Bartlett Obituary

LEOMINSTER- Rita A. (Torcoletti) Bartlett, 80, of Leominster, died Monday, January 8, at Leominster Hospital after an illness.

She was born January 29, 1943, in Fitchburg, daughter of the late Selmo and the late Madaline (Orsini) Torcoletti and has lived in Leominster her whole life. She was a graduate of Leominster High School. Rita worked for several area businesses including the former Robert’s Chrysler, Selig Manufacturing and Gitto Global.

Rita enjoyed going to Foxwoods, Lawrence Welk, rides to Parker’s Maple Barn and Il Forno. She had an exceptional green thumb as evidenced in her flower and vegetable garden and her plants. Her meatballs were second to none. Her greatest joy was doting on her grandson, Matthew.

She leaves her husband of 57 years, Arthur Bartlett; her daughter, Kelly Bruno and husband Louis of Framingham; her grandson, Matthew Bruno of Framingham; sister-in-law, Julie Robillard; several nephews including, Kyle Kolb and wife Caroljean, David, Danny and Kurt D’Onfro; great nephew, Benjamin Kolb; and many cousins and dear friends.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Domenica “Donna” Kolb, Selmo “Sam” Torcoletti and Phillip Torcoletti and her niece, Kris Kolb.

Calling hours are Wednesday, January 17, from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. with a funeral service immediately following at 5:00 P.M. at Richardson Funeral Home, 106 West St., Leominster. Burial will be at a later date. 

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January 17, 2024

3:00 PM
Richardson Funeral Home
106 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

5:00 PM
Richardson Funeral Home


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