Rita Kay Farley
November 10, 1944 ‒ January 10, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Rita Kay Farley, age 73, of Mount Vernon, OH, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, OH. She was born on November 10, 1944 in Toledo, OH, to the late Louis and Wilda (Slee) Gaspar.
Rita was a Respiratory Therapist, LPN Nurse for Heartland of Centerburg for over 20 years. She also worked by Country Club Nursing Home and Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon. Rita loved to travel with family and Gardening. One of her greatest passions in life was raising and breeding dogs. Most importantly she loved being around her family.
She is survived by her sons, Jason (Michelle) Carter of Woodhaven MI, Zane Carter of Boyne City, MI, Mark Farley of Cherokee, NC, and Greg (Kalei) Farley of Oahu, HI ; 8 grandchildren; a brother, Keith Gaspar of Houston, TX; a sister, Lois (Bob) Binkley of Charlotte, NC; and half-sister, Kathy (Bill) Burr of Sylvania, OH.
Rita is preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Farley; and a brother, Allen Gaspar.
The Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of the celebration of life service starting at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home; 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, OH, 43050, with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter; 400 Columbus Rd., Mount Vernon, OH, 43050 or American Cancer Society Central Region-Knox, 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, Ohio 43017.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Rita Kay Farley.
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