Rita M. Stewart of Cheektowaga died Monday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst. She was 82.
Born Rita M. Stadler in Buffalo, she was a cashier in an A&P Store. Mrs. Stewart was a member of the Schiller Park Senior Center and a past president of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Her husband of 62 years, Leo, died Aug. 25.
She is survived by a daughter, Nance Richardson; a son, Tom; and a brother, Norm Stadler.
A memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday in St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Eggertsville.