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MANGIONE - Rita Born June 29, 1933, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, entered into her eternal life Sunday, June 26, 2011. Rita, a native of Canada, enjoyed spending time with her family, was always eager to help others and could brighten a day with a flash of her infectious smile. She enjoyed traveling and spent her winters camping in Florida. She was a strong and proud woman and will be dearly missed by all fortunate enough to have known her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank J. Mangione; son Alfred M. Snyder; son-in-law Douglas A. Manns. Left behind to eternally treasure her memory are her children: Rena Manns, Debbie Snyder (Dean Brantell) and six grandchildren: Travis, Jeffrey, Casey, Jennifer, Tricia (Brian) and Deanna and one great-grandchild, Caleb. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in kind to Roswell Park Cancer Institute by sending to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, Elm and Carlton St., Buffalo, NY 14263.