Rita Freyhardt
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Obituary of Rita Freyhardt

Rita Freyhardt, 97, of EHT passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017. 

Born January 3, 1920 in Trenton, NJ, she lived in Atlantic City, Margate, and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Rita worked for Bell Telephone and later Southern Bell, until retiring in 1984. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting, and her work lives on with her family and friends.

Survivors include daughter Rita Pagnoni, son John Freyhardt, daughter-in-law Lorna Giblin, grandchildren Debbie Hughes (Jeff), Jenny Gibbons, Tom Giblin (Jonelle), Mary Lorick (Tony), Bridget Estrada (Doug), Bridget, Stephen Jr, and Tim Pagnoni, as well as many great grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces and nephew, Rita, Maureen, and Dennis, and her dear and faithful friend, Rose Santa Maria of Palm Beach, FL.


Rita is predeceased by her parents, Theresa and John Brodie, her identical twin sister Ruth Davern, her beloved son Jim Gibbons, and her husband William Freyhardt


A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday June 1st, 11am at the St. Katharine Drexel Church, 6077 West Jersey Ave., Egg Harbor Twp. A viewing will be held in the church beginning at 10am, burial Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing