Rita K. (Murray) Travers age 87 of Whitman March 10, 2012 passed away at St. Joseph's Manor in Brockton Saturday evening surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John R. Travers former Whitman Chief of Police, with whom she shared 51 years of marriage. She will be forever missed by her six children and their families, Jane Morgan and her husband Donald of Hudson, Kathleen Marini and her companion Donald Ellis of Hanson, John Travers and his wife Marie of Plymouth, Timothy Travers former Fire Chief of Whitman and his wife Carolyn of Whitman, Joanne Ross and her husband Jeffrey of Whitman, Michael Travers and his wife Renee of Hanson. She was the beloved Gramma of Matthew and Meg Morgan, Patricia Marini Glen, John (JJ), Adam, Jillian, Patrick and Kelly Travers. She was the great-grandmother of Lizabeth Glenn. Rita was aunt to many nieces and nephews and their children.
Visiting hours in the MacKinnon Funeral Home 760 Washington St., Whitman Wednesday 4-9 PM.
Funeral Mass in Holy Ghost Church Thursday Morning at 10 AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited to attend. Internment St. James Cemetery, Whitman.
The Family would like donations in Rita's memory to St. Joseph's Manor 215 Thatcher St. Brockton, MA 02301 or Whitman Food Pantry C/O Holy Ghost Parish 518 Washington St. Whitman, MA 02382.
The Family would like to thank St. Joseph's Manor for all the wonderful care that was shown to Rita over the past 8 years.