Rita C. Elmstrom (Giordano), age 75, of Wilmington, died unexpectedly on May 2, 2015, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. Rita was the devoted mother of Laurie A. Nelson & her husband Chris of Millbury, and Lisa J. Feusner & her husband Tim of Springtown, PA and Paul M. Elmstrom & his wife Vicki of Dracut. Loving “Grammie” of Jacob and Olivia Elmstrom, Grace and Tessa Feusner; cherished daughter of the late Carmen T. and Catherine R. (Donahue) Giordano; dear sister of Joseph Giordano & his wife Joanna of Wilmington, Daniel Giordano & his wife Marilyn of Billerica, the late Rosemarie Andrea, Carmen, Steven, and Peter Giordano. Sister-in-law of Linda Giordano of Malden, Kathleen Giordano of Charlestown, and the late Carol Giordano. Rita is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, May 7th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main Street (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 6th from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations in Rita’s name may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the ALS Association Mass Chapter, 320 Norwood Park South, #2, Norwood, MA 02062.
(Obituary from Nichols Funeral Home.)