Friday, 30 August 2013 14:00

Rita Brown

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Rita Brown, 88, passed away Thursday, August 29 at Saratoga Hospital.

Born on January 20, 1925, in Albany, Rita was the daughter of the late William James and Margaret (Casey) Brown.

Rita was a very proud woman. She attended American University and received a master's degree in public administration in 1987. Rita also held various administrative positions throughout the Washington D.C. area including office manager for Look Magazine. She was proud of her Irish heritage. Rita would travel throughout Europe researching her cultural background. She enjoyed classical music and spending time with her many friends who will miss her humor and Irish smile. She was a communicant of St. Clements Church and a member of their Resurrection Choir. To know Rita was to love Rita.

Rita is survived by her son, Kevin Murphy of California.

There will be no public calling hours.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, September 2, 2013 at 11am at St. Agnes Cemetery, 48 Cemetery Ave, Menands, NY.

Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Home of 628 North Broadway (518) 584-5373.

Online remembrances may be made at

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