MacPhee, Rita Theresa – May 06, 2021

The death occurred peacefully on May 06, 2021, at Kings County Memorial Hospital, of Rita Theresa MacPhee (nee MacDonald) of Newport aged 83.  Beloved wife of the late Roderick MacPhee.  Loving mother of Joey MacPhee, Malcolm MacPhee (Roseanne), Louise Thompson (Frankie), Geraldine Sharkey (Paul), and Kenny MacPhee.  Dear grandmother of Theresa Thompson, Gerald Mitchell and Jenna Sharkey; and great grandmother of Hunter Thompson, Logan Sharkey, and Erik and Hailey Marion.   Also survived by her sisters, Bernice Sheehan, Sarah Newell and Annie Allan; by her brother, Michael MacDonald (Florence); and by brother-in-law, Charles Somers.  Besides her husband Roddie, she was predeceased by her parents, Duncan and Regina MacDonald; by her grandsons, Steven Thompson, and Christopher Thompson in infancy; her brother, Joseph MacDonald; her sisters, Mary Flynn (Alphonsus), Nora MacDonald (Elwood), Clemie Somers, and Georgina MacDonald (Alex).  Resting at North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.  Due to covid-19 regulations, visitation and funeral mass will be by invitation only.  Funeral mass will take place on Monday, May 10, 2021 at St. George’s Roman Catholic Church, St. George’s at 2:00 pm.  Interment to follow in the parish cemetery.  in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Rita’s memory to St. George’s Roman Catholic Church cemetery fund by mail or by e-transfer to  Online condolences may be made to  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to North Shore Funeral Home, Morell.