Originally created 04/14/02

Mrs. Rita Dichiara (JACKSON, S.C.)



JACKSON, S.C. - Funeral services for Mrs. Rita Helen Silvay Dichiara will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2002, at 2 p.m., from the graveside in Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Jackson, with Father John Lawlor officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 16, 2002, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Andrew Keller, John Hicks, Steve Rudd, Kurt Bargman, Jim Wright, and Fred Lowe. Mrs. Dichiara, 82, of Jackson, widow of Mr. Alfred "Fred" Dichiara, died Friday, morning, April 12, 2002, at National Health Care, North Augusta. Born in Bayonne, N.J., a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Roskos Silvay, she had been a resident of Bayonne, before relocating to Jackson, in 1985. She was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Vincents Roman Catholic Church, Bayonne, N.J. Surviving Mrs. Dichiara are sons, Alfred J. Dichiara, Jackson, and John F. Dichiara, New York City, N.Y.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 439, Aiken, SC 29802 or Disabled American Veterans, 2194 Columbia Highway North, Aiken, SC 29801. Visit www.georgefuneralhomes. com to view complete obituary and to sign the online memorial register. George Funeral Homes, Inc., Southside Chapel, 3175 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, S.C.

The Augusta Chronicle April 14, 2002