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Rita M Temple

April 21, 1950 ~ December 01, 2022

Rita M. Temple of Palm Bay, FL passed away peacefully at her home on December 1, 2022 at the age of 72. Rita was born in Milford, CT on April 21, 1950 and spent most of her life in Milford and Stratford, CT before moving to FL. She is survived by her devoted husband William (Tom) Temple of 51 years; daughters, Kim Gruttadauria (Mark) Kori Stewart (Steve); grandchildren, Tyler, Kaily, Nora and Tessa; sister, Janet Lopin (Bob) aunt, Janet Armour; several nieces and nephews; great nieces & nephews. She is predeceased by parents, Raymond and Rita Faulkner, Sr. & brother, Raymond Faulkner, Jr. 

Rita loved cruising with her husband, she was proud of her daughters families and successful careers, adored spending time and FaceTiming with her grandchildren, treasured her friendships with Barbara & Barbara and others, cherished her 2 pups, appreciated the time her niece, Dani, spent with her when she moved to FL, and could always be seen with a big smile on her face while driving. She loved her somewhat curious favorite snacks.

In lieu of flowers, give your closest friends a hug.



Maryann Faulkner

December 5, 2022, 10:50 pm

So very sad. Reet give Ray a big hug. Love to all.

Carole LeMoult

December 6, 2022, 1:47 am

Kim, Mark, Tyler and Kaily- we are so sorry for the loss of your mom and Grammy. Hold tight to your memories and each other. We love you guys, LeMoult Family

Bernadette, Phil, Jacob, Jessica, Jack and Joshua Mele

December 6, 2022, 7:47 pm

Kori and family- we are so sorry for the loss of your mom. It is clear that she was adored and loved by many. My condolences to all of you at this difficult time.

Marta Barker

December 13, 2022, 2:17 pm

So sorry that I did not get to visit you one more time – always smiling, always welcoming. Please take note, visit your friends while you can – don’t miss the opportunity. Love and perseverance go out to your family, my dear friend.

The Family of Rita Temple

December 20, 2022, 2:51 pm

Friends are invited to attend a celebration of her life at Milford Christian Church, 989 New Haven Avenue, Milford, CT at 6:30 pm on Tuesday Dec 27th.

Annette Webb

January 10, 2023, 11:56 pm

Tom, Kim and Kori,

I would like to offer you all my sincere condolences for your loss. Rita was a good friend for many years. I pray for all of you that God will strengthen your hearts and comfort you in your loss. Jody, Amanda and I are all sorry for your loss.

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