Rita Claudette James (nee Madramootoo) was born on, Sunday, June 30th, 1935, in Guyana. She was a devout Christian who was born to the late, Marai Eudora and Boyer Madramootoo.
Rita was a loving wife to her husband, Clement James for over 65 years. Family meant everything to Rita who was a Homemaker and devoted mother to her children, Pamela, Ann, Jennifer, Deryk, Sandra, Clement, Gary, Grace, Naomi, Robert, Charles (predeceased), Curtis, Marc; along with Clement, Joseph and Marva.
Rita was a proud grandmother to 25 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Rita shared a very strong bond with her siblings and was deeply loved by Jeanna, Joan, Neil and Bonnie (predeceased). She was a cherished aunt and also loved by her sons and daughters in-laws.
It is with great sadness that the family announce Rita's passing, which occurred on, Saturday, April 24th, 2021, in the City of Toronto. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, Rita's life will be commemorated and celebrated privately by family via invitation only.
To honour Rita's legacy and wishes, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Special thanks to all the family, friends, caregivers and medical staff who cared for Rita. Her legacy will live on!
Due to the current pandemic restrictions and under direction from our regulator, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, all funerals and visitations will be by invitation only to limit the number of people in attendance and prevent the spread of COVID-19. We encourage those that are unable to attend in person to express their sympathy by posting a message of condolence to our website by sending flowers to the funeral home.