Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 24th. Loving wife of Ken Reardon. Daughter of Robert and the late Shirley Ann Smith. Sister of Greg and Andrew. Also survived by her mother-in-law Dolores and Ken’s sisters Leslie and Dawn and brother Steve (Sue). Rita was a former employee of Metro Foods. A memorial service will be held at the Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel, 2500 Baseline Road on Friday, May 12th, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. Inurnment and reception to follow. For those wishing, donations may be made to Diabetes Canada or the Ottawa Heart Institute.