Rita Vigorito Brinton, age 89, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018.
Rita was born July 27, 1929 to the late Michael and Isabel Vigorito in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. She graduated from St. Mary High School.
Rita is survived by her husband of 64 years, Larry Brinton. She is also survived by her two children, Larry Brinton, Jr. and wife Kathy, and Michael W. Brinton; five grandchildren: Matthew Brinton and wife Betty, Laura Oliveria and husband Geoff, Benjamin Brinton, Jackson Brinton, and Taylor Brinton; four great-grandchildren: Henry Oliveria, Lily Oliveria, Emerson Brinton, Hunter Brinton, numerous nieces and nephews, and beloved dog Marnie.
Rita was a founding member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee, and worked as a teacher’s aide for 25 years at St. Henry School. She worked as a volunteer at St. Thomas Hospital for 45 years.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2018, at St. Henry Church. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018, at St. Henry Church.
In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to Nashville Humane Shelter (213 Oceola Ave, Nashville, TN, 37209) or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) (105 Westpark Dr., Brentwood, TN, 37027)