Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Rita T. Kelleher, 95, on December 27, 2021

CUMBERLAND - Rita T Kelleher, 95, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully at home Monday, Dec 27, 2021.

She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas J Kelleher Jr.  Born in Central Falls, RI  She was the daughter of the late Alfred and Anna (Giblin) Tennyson.  

Rita worked for Valley Gas Company for 13 Years before retiring.  She was a volunteer and Eucharistic  minister at Madonna Manor in North Attleboro.

She is survived by her children Thomas Kelleher wife Carolyn, Mary Grady, Maggie Flanigan, Maureen Franklin, Colleen Whelan and Brian Kelleher (Ellen).   Mother of the late Joseph Kelleher and sister of the late Mary Proulx, Alfred Tennyson, James Tennyson and Raymond Tennyson.

Fifteen grandchildren and nineteen great-grand children.  Many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Atteboro on Monday, January 10 at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial  at 10am in Transfiguration of the Lord Parish at St Mary’s Catholic Church 14 Park Street, North Attleboro, Ma 02760.

In lieu of flowers a donation in Rita’s name to the National Centre for Padre Pio Barto, PA would be appreciated at www.padrepio.org.