COLUMBIANA – A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Whispering Pines Village in Columbiana, Ohio for Rita Rose Meandjia, 79, who passed away March 14, 2013.
Rita was born Feb. 17, 1934, in Youngstown, Ohio to Joseph Kingure and Stella Kapicruski Kingure.
She was a 1952 graduate of South High School.
Rita worked at the Ohio Bell Telephone Company as an executive secretary.
After a long courtship, Rita married Stephen Meandjia in 1985. Her beloved husband, Stephen, died in 1992.
Rita and Stephen were active boaters and could often be found with their friends on the Allegheny River in their treasured cabin cruiser.
Besides her husband and parents, Rita was preceded in death by her four older siblings.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Donations should be sent to Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Drive, Green, OHIO 44685.