Rita A. Gaizick, age 90, of Low Bridge Road, Forest City passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Atrium Health-Cleveland in Shelby. Rita was born Sunday, November 30, 1930 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to the late Joe Walsh and Helen Lee English Walsh. Rita worked for United Southern Industries for twenty-three years before retirement. She was a dedicated member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Rita enjoyed reading, coloring, shopping, taking care of her pets and having a good cup of coffee.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Thomas J. Gaizick; two sons, Mark Maynard and Thomas Gaizick and two daughters, Diane La Pierre and Gail Ramsey.
Those left to cherish her memory include her five sons, Robert Praino (Rose) of Forest City, Paul Maynard (Rita) of Forest City, Ronnie Maynard of Mooresboro, Michael Gaizick and John Gaizick of Rutherford County; two daughters, Nancy Rivero of Forest City and Cathy Giannini of Mooresboro. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
No formal services will be conducted at this time.