Rita J. Guckert, 78, of North Syracuse passed away peacefully on Saturday evening at St. Camillus Nursing Home with her family by her side. Born in Syracuse, New York, Rita retired from Blue Cross Blue Sheild and worked for Chappell's Department Store. She was a communicant of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Rita was predeceased by her husband, Donald E. Guckert and her grandson, Anthony J. Stetes both in 2014
Rita is survived by her three daughters , Anita (Joe) Ranieri, Brenda (Rich) Stetes and Lisa (Rick Bona) Birch; her son, James La Spino; step-daughter, Lanni (Dan) Alfonsetti; sister, Theresa Kociencki; two sister-in-laws, Judy Sokolic-Meccarielli and Janice Michaels; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday 9:30 a.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 927 Park Ave, Syracuse. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Geddes. There will be no calling hours. Delaney Greabell Adydan Funeral Home, East Syracuse has care of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 927 Park Avenue, Syracuse, New York 13204
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