Rita Louise Smith Dies After Courageous Battle With Cancer

By  //  August 12, 2012


BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Rita Louise Smith, 49, of Melbourne, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 after a courageous 1½ year battle with cancer. Through it all, Rita never let it reduce her quality of life.

She was born on April 18, 1963 in Canton, Ohio to the late Charles and Beverly (McCaulley) Kerns.

She is survived by her beloved husband; Joseph, daughter; Anna Louise, sisters; Charlann (David) Young, and Tenia (Garry) Sears, and a large loving extended family in Northeast, Ohio.

Services will be held in Ohio at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rita’s name to the American Cancer Society.

Rita’s guest-book may be signed at BeachFuneralHome.com where you will also be able to periodically check back to keep track of a future date for a gathering of friends and family to celebrate her life.

Beach Funeral Homes & Cremation Services
4999 N. Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940
TEL 321-751-6012
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