Rita Marie Kieffer

MANTUA Rita Marie Kieffer, 70 years of age, became Our Gift to God on Friday November 9, 2012 at Anna Maria of Aurora. Rita was Gods Gift to Us on September 24, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Joseph R. and Theresa (Tomazic) Benko. A resident of the Mantua area since 1955, she had been employed at David Round & Son Company in Solon, Ohio, retiring in 2004 after 44 years of dedicated service. Rita was a longtime active member of St. Josephs Catholic Church in Mantua, and she and her husband Roger, were involved with the church Ox Roast Fair from the beginning of it in numerous ways. On May 12, 1962, she married her devoted husband Roger C. Kieffer who survives at their home. Also surviving are her brothers Robert Benko of Pennsylvania and George (Marcia) Benko of Rocky River, Ohio, her brother-in-law and his wife David (Diane) Kieffer of Marysville, Ohio and other loving family members. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where prayers will be said at 10:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday November 14, 2012 at St. Josephs Catholic Church at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Michael Garvey officiating. Rita will then be laid to rest at Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua Township, Ohio. Her obituary and video tribute may be viewed at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com. (Green Family Funeral Home (330) 274-3145 R-C 11-12-12)

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