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Obituary for Rita Spruck (Bourgeois)

OXFORD – Rita Spruck, age 77 of Oxford, beloved wife of the late Edward P. Spruck, Jr., entered peaceful rest on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Yale New Haven Hospital with family by her side. Born in Utica, NY on July 7, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Robert, Sr. and Irene (Miller) Bourgeois.

A former payroll administer for the Oxford Board of Education, Rita was a very talented and avid piano player. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, and sewing. But above all else, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her loving children, Edward Spruck, III and his wife Irene of Westport, and Kristin Sousa and her husband Norman of Mystic; four cherished grandchildren, Natalie, Charlotte, Allison and Nicholas, as well as her brother, David Bourgeois and his wife Lucille, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Robert Bourgeois, Jr.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 11:00am to 12:30pm in the Ralph E. Hull Funeral Home, 161 W. Church St., Seymour, CT 06483 with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 1:00pm at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Route 67, Oxford. Interment will follow in Mountain Meadows Cemetery, Seymour.