Rita D. (McGrath) Dussault, 82, of Nashua, NH, died February 7, 2023, in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Dussault.
Born in Lowell, Rita was the daughter of the late Raymond McGrath and Margaret (Higgins) Tareila. She graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1958.
Rita retired as a preschool teacher.
She was an avid reader and enjoyed wintering in Punta Gorda, Florida.
She is survived by a niece, Amanda Morel and her husband Michael of Raymond, NH, and a nephew, William Olsson of Florida.
She was the mother of the late James McGrath, step-daughter of the late John Tareila, and sister of the late Lillian Fontaine.
Friends are invited to her Graveside Service on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at 11 AM at St. Patrick Cemetery Chapel, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements in the care of the MORSE-BAYLISS FUNERAL HOME, 122 Princeton Boulevard, Lowell. Please visit Rita’s life tribute page at morsebaylissfuneralhome.com.