Rita F. Mondo

By Orleans Hub Posted 29 April 2022 at 9:37 am

Rita F. Mondo, 94, of Medina, entered into rest on Wed., Jan. 12, 2022 at Medina Memorial Hospital- North Wing Skilled Nursing Facility.

Born in Medina on May 15, 1927, Rita was a daughter of the late Leo and Mary (Kaniecki) Fraczak. She married the late Russell J. Mondo and together were lifelong residents of Medina. Rita worked for many years as a bank teller at the Medina Savings & Loan Association. She was a devout Catholic and was a parishioner of Holy Trinity R.C. Parish, St. Mary’s Church in Medina. She and Russell were avid travelers. Rita was a great baker and was well known for her chocolate pies. Social by nature, Rita loved to have company over and enjoyed playing cards at the Senior Citizens of Western Orleans. Rita was always willing to lend a helping hand and will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, sister, aunt and great-aunt.

Rita was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Russell Mondo in 2012; siblings: Virginia Fraczak, Joseph (Lois) Franklin, Sr., Stanley “Slats” (Martha) Fraczak, Leonard (Lucretia) Fraczak, Isabelle (Joseph) Mastrimonico, Dorothy (Francis) Garbarino, Marion (Edward) Washak and Irene (Paul) Sterling; brothers-in-law: Caesar Mondo, Warren Scarlett and John Poler.

Survivors include sisters-in-law: Mary Scarlett, Teresa Poler and Harriet Mondo; several nieces and nephews: Cynthia Hewitt, Virginia Klotzbach, Christine Biernacki and Clara Lake; and many great-nieces and nephews.

SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Fri., May 6 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Medina Memorial Hospital- North Wing Activities Program, 200 Ohio St., Medina, NY 14103; Holy Trinity Parish, 211 Eagle St., Medina, Knights of Columbus 418 Main St., Medina; or Senior Citizens of Western Orleans, 615 West Ave., Medina. 

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share memories and condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com