Anna Rita Haldeman, 86, of Manheim, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Gagliara DeSanto. She was the loving wife of the late Richard N. Haldeman who died in 2012. A homemaker, Rita attended Faith Baptist Church, Lebanon.
Surviving is a daughter, Debra, wife of Robert Widmark of Manheim, a son, Ronald, husband of Joan Klim Haldeman of New York, four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Justin, Esther, Stephen and two sisters, Theresa Thurston and Diane DeSanto, both of Philadelphia.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her memorial service at Faith Baptist Church, 220 South 22nd Street, Lebanon on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Monday evening from 6:00 PM until the time of service. A light reception will follow the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Rita’s memory to Faith Baptist Church, Mission Fund, 220 South 22nd Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.