Rita B. Smallwood

Rita B. Smallwood (Braca), age 94, of Norristown, PA passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.

She was born in Sea Isle City, New Jersey on June 6, 1926, the daughter of the late John and Carmella (Pacitti) Braca. 

Rita was raised in Sea Isle City and Woodbine, NJ, raised her children in Syracuse, NY, and later lived in Norristown, PA, where she was a member of St. Paul’s RC Church.  She was a homemaker and a volunteer at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA.

She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Wolfe and Mary Churchill; son, Douglas (& Joyce) Smallwood; as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. In later years, Rita grew especially close to an extremely caring volunteer at RSVP, Claire.

Along with her parents, Rita was preceded in death by her son, John Smallwood; brother, John Braca; and sister, Madeline Braca. 

Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM from the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428.  Relatives and friends may call on Saturday morning from 9:30 to 10:00 AM at the Funeral Home. 

Interment will take place in St. Benedict Cemetery, Conshohocken, PA.  

Donations can be made to www.rsvpmc.org