Rita Joann Alexander
03/05/1959 – 08/11/2012

Rita Joann Alexander, age 53 of Zanesville, died Saturday August 11, 2012 at Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center.

She was born March 5, 1959 in Zanesville and was the daughter of the late Curtis M. and Betty J. Proctor Alexander.

Rita had worked at Holiday Inn and as a cook supervisor for Tee Jays Restaurant. She enjoyed camping reading and the Muskingum County Fair. She will be fondly remembered for her passion being surrounded with her family and friends.

Surviving is a brother, Curtis M. Alexander, Jr. of Zanesville; sisters: Colleen (Rod) Anderson, Karen Alexander, Rebecca Puckett, all of Zanesville and Lisa (Aubrey) Saxon of Bowie, MD; step-mother, Gusta “Gus” Ross Prouty of Norwich; 1 step-sister; 3 step-brothers; nieces: Shannon (Adam) Fitzgerald, Holly Anderson, Katie (Matt) Carey, Maggi Anderson, Karinda Alexander and Aylsia Saxon; nephews: Christopher Puckett, Arturo and Adan Saxon; great niece, Kayeleen Ross and great nephews: Ty and Cooper Fitzgerald and Walter Norris.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a step-sister.

Calling hours will be from 6-8 PM Wednesday Aug. 15, 2012 and from noon to 1 PM Thursday Aug 16, 2012 at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Funeral services will be at 1 PM with brother-in-law Aubrey Saxon officiating. Committal services will follow at St. Paul Cemetery near Sonora.

To share memories and condolences with Rita’s family, please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.