6/10/2011: Rita Fay (Stordalen) Tuccitto, 51Rita Fay (Stordalen) Tuccitto was born March 23, 1960, in Williston, N.D., and graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1978. She died at St. John's HealthEast Hospital in Maplewood, Minn., on June 9.
Rita was born March 23, 1960, in Williston, N.D., and graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1978. Loving wife, mom, daughter, sister, and friend, passed away at St. John's HealthEast Hospital in Maplewood, Minn., on June 9, in the loving arms of her husband and surrounded by her family. Rita has now joined her sister Bridget in heaven.
She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Jerry; her four sons Mario, Angelo, Antonio, and Dominic of Mahtomedi, Minn.; her parents, Floyd and Arlene Stordalen, Red Wing; mother-in-law, Aurora; sister Trudy (Joel) Price, Red Wing; brothers, Fran Stordalen, Denver, Colo., Tom (Dana) Stordalen, Red Wing, and Grant Stordalen, Centerville, Minn.; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and dear friends.
She was preceded in death by sister Bridget Stordalen in 1987.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at Mueller Parkway Chapel, 835 Johnson Pkwy at East 7th St. in St. Paul, and 1 hour prior to Mass at church. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at St. Jude of the Lake Catholic Church, 700 Mahtomedi Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.