Jennie C. Ritota, 80, went to be with Our Lord on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at The Open Arms Hospice House (McCall House) in Simpsonville, SC.
She was born in New Brunswick N.J on January 20, 1938 and lived in Bound Brook, N.J. until moving to Liberty, SC in 1988. She was the daughter of the late John and Orsola (Bonaduce) Esposito. She was married for many years to Pasquale (Pat) Ritota and was blessed with a daughter Maria Nagy-Gyorgy (husband Louis) and a son Giuseppe (Joseph) Ritota (wife Anne McKenzie Ritota). In addition she was blessed with a grand-daughter, Adriana Maria Pecorelli.
She was preceded in death by her brother Cosimo Esposito and survived by his wife Barbara Esposito and their daughter Shannon. She was also survived by her sister Marguerite Confalone (husband Anthony), three nieces; Daniela Taylor (husband Rodney), Deanne Brigati (husband Chris) and Dina Geraci (husband Vince), two great nieces; Alexis Taylor and Haedyn Brigati, four great nephews; Zachary Taylor, Joseph and Matthew Geraci and Liam Brigati, all of N.J.
She worked for many years in family owned businesses, Bonaduce, Esposito and Clinton bakeries. She was also employed by Aramark Service prior to moving to SC. Her hobbies included; cooking, baking, and spending quality time with her family.
The family will hold a private service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations made in her name to:
Open Arms Hospice House
1836 W. Georgia Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680