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Rita Jane Woermke

April 1, 1928 — December 20, 2023

Pembroke

It is with great sadness the family of Rita announces her passing on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 in her 96th year.

Rita Woermke (nee Lewis) of Pembroke, wife of the late Mervin Grosskleg by first marriage and the late Harold Woermke by second marriage.  Dear mother of Barry Grosskleg (Arlene), Terry Woermke (Holly) and Donna Sangster (Rick), all of Pembroke.  Loving Granny of Krista (Ian) & Julie (Nathan); Josh & Kaity; and Jennifer (Josh) & Tyler (Stephanie). Special Great-Granny/G.G. to Meara & Molly; Madison & Ronin; Lincoln; and Jasper, Vada & Jake.  Dear sister of Patsy Labine (late Raymond), Marion Gutz (Alfred), Darlene Myers and Desmond (late Dorothy).  Predeceased by parents William & Mary Lewis (nee Giles) and siblings Garnet Lewis (late Madonna), Robert Lewis (Lillian), Francis Lewis (Marjorie) and Margaret Lair (late Patrick).  Survived by several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held at Malcolm, Deavitt & Binhammer Funeral Home, 141 Renfrew St., Pembroke on Wednesday, December 27, 2023 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at Zion Evangelical United Church, 368 Miller St., Pembroke on Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. As per the request of the family, hugging is discouraged at this time. Interment in the parish cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, donations to Zion Evangelical United Church or Carefor Mackay Complex would be appreciated.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Malcolm, Deavitt and Binhammer Funeral Home

141 Renfrew St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5R8

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Malcolm, Deavitt and Binhammer Funeral Home

141 Renfrew St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5R8

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Zion Evangelical United Church

368 Miller St, Pembroke, ON K8A 5Y9

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Burial

Thursday, December 28, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion Evangelical United Cemetery

660 Boundary Rd E, Pembroke, ON K8A

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