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Rita A. Albert (Markowski)

September 25, 1927 - June 26, 2019

Service Date: July 1, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

Cemetery St. Mary s Cemetery

Church Saints Peter and Paul Church

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Rita T. Albert, 91 of the Brookside section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Wednesday morning, June 26, 2019 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born September 25, 1927 in Nanticoke, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Stella (Wentzel) Markowski.

Rita was a graduate of Nanticoke High School, Class of 1945 and was a homemaker all of her life.

She was a member of the Brookside American Legion, Post 837, volunteered at Spark of Life, and was an avid Bingo player and loved playing with her best friend Dee Albert. Rita was also a lover of Classic Rock Music, from Simon and Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and The Eagles to name a few.

She was preceded in death by her husband Anthony J. Albert on October 30, 1984, and her brother Leonard Marks.

Surviving are her sons Bruce Albert and his wife Judie Stichler, Wyomissing, David Albert and his wife Nancy, Wyoming, and Tony Albert and his wife Karen, Plains, grandchildren, David Albert, Karin Albert, Tony Albert, Jr., and Brittany Albert, great-granddaughter Lily Romanelli, brother Henry Marks and his wife Marie, Nanticoke, nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:00 am at Saints Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705, with Father John C. Lambert, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover. Family and friends may call Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 am at church. Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 190 Welles Street #118 Forty Fort, PA 18704 in Rita’s name.