Obituary of Rita Lannon
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May 15, 1942 - January 17, 2022
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Sister. Passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Health Science Center, in the presence of her loving family - Rita Lannon of Placentia, at the age of 79 years.
Rita is predeceased by her parents, Leo and Elizabeth Whelan (nee Bishop); her sister, Madonna Greene and other members of her extended Whelan and Lannon families.
Leaving to mourn, her loving Husband and Companion, Leo.
Daughter - Brenda and special Son in-law Ken Viscount and her four Sons - Derek, Glen, Wayne and Leon.
Her special Grandchildren who she loved with all her heart, Vanessa Viscount (Jamie) and Ashley Viscount (Brady); Austin, Madison, Britney, Brookelyn, Colton and Rachael Lannon.
Also left to mourn are her Sisters, Theresa Pendergast, Bernadine Synard, Hilda (Ambrose) Denty, Phyllis (Aloysius) Murphy, Rose (Jerome) Kerrivan and Linda (Ed) Gaulton. Sisters in-law, Irene Lannon (Gerald) and Jean Fulford and brother in-law, Felix Lannon (Tonya) and a large number of her extended family and friends including her special lifetime Friend since childhood, Kathleen Lambe.
We will always love you Mom. You are our special Angel who we will never forget - we will remember you always and love you forever
Visitation will take place at Coombs Funeral Home on Thursday, January 20 from: 2:30-5:00 and 6:30 - 9:00
Funeral Service to take place on Friday, January 21, 2022 at Coombs Memorial Chapel at 11:00 a.m.
Interment to take place in Coombs Memorial Cemetery.
Out of an abundance of caution, we will continue to operate at 50% capacity (20 people per visitation room at one time and 50 guests, including staff and the officiant, for chapel services). All guests attending public visitations must be fully vaccinated and will be required to show proof upon entry.