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MOFFAT, Rita Yvonne

November 2, 1936 – Calgary, Alberta
March 12, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Rita Yvonne Moffat (nee Magnussen) passed away at the Southwood Hospice on March 12, 2019 at the age of 82 years.

Rita was the eldest of four children. She was sister to Ray Magnussen, Joyce Cunningham and Gail Evernden, all born to Carl and Lily Magnussen. She met and married Roland Moffat who was a renowned Yo-Yo champion. They had three children, Kevin Roland Moffat, Karen Diane Moffat and Kim Yvonne Gossenberger (nee Moffat). She worked as a secretary most of her life. She enjoyed painting and reading all of her life. She will be deeply missed by friends and family alike and will be happily remembered by all. She was grandmother to Brandon Zaremba, Nichole Gossenberger, Reese Gossenberger and Kyle Moffat. She was great-grandmother to Sophia Zaremba and Dominic Zaremba. She was aunt and great-aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.

Rita was predeceased by her loving husband Sydney Roland Moffat of Calgary who passed away on February 13, 1992.

Goodnight sweet Princess
And Flights of Angels
sing Thee to Thy rest
(Shakespeare, Hamlet.)

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