Rita Reich, a Broad Channel resident, died July 27. She was 85.
Reich was born on September 23, 1922. She lived in Broad Channel since childhood and was an office worker at Allied Chemical.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Kitty and Bill Slater (Schlageter); sister, Ann Kinneary; and brothers, Bill and Charlie Schlageter.
Reich is survived by her husband, Stanley Reich; nieces, Ann Lundon and Kate Willsen; nephews, Bill and Steve Kinneary; and eight great-nieces and -nephews.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Hillebrand Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Virgilius Church. All other arrangements were kept private.