Rita Joan McAndrew Wachs, 84, of Pittston passed away at her home on May 9, 2020. She was born August 23, 1935 in Pittston, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Anna Fitzsimmons McAndrew.
Mrs. Wachs was a former member of St. Mary’s Assumption Church. She enjoyed her family and an occasional trip to the casino.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William in 2001 after 43 years of marriage and her five siblings, Martin, Edward, Paul, Joseph, and Catherine McAndrew.
She is survived by her three sons, David G. Wachs (Karen) of Newport, NC; Mark W. Wachs of Richmond, TX; and Timothy J. Wachs of Pittston; daughter Patricia A. Karboski (Jeff) of Pittston; one grandchild Michael Wachs of Raleigh, NC; numerous nieces and nephews.
Due to the current funeral restrictions, private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.