Rita M. Speed

November 30, -0001 - July 17, 2011

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SPEED, Rita M. (nee Haarmann), beloved wife of the late Joseph “Walt” Speed, dear mother of Denny (Marian), Rick (Nancy), Jeff (Sandy) and Kevin Speed, Karen (Eric) Weaver and the late Diane Tiernan, also survived by Mike (Christy) Tiernan, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren, sister of Lu McCaffrey, sister-in-law of Sr. Mildred Speed, Margie Haarmann and Bill Matre. Sunday, July 17, 2011, age 83. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, Wednesday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Assumption Church, 7711 Joseph St., Mt. Healthy, Thursday 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Western Golf Assoc.-Evans Scholars Found., 1 Briar Rd., Golf, IL 60029, or Hospice of Cincinnati. Condolences to hodappfuneralhome.com


St. Joseph Home of Cincinnati - Jul 21, 2011

On behalf of the staff and residents at St. Joseph’s Home of Cincinnati, please accept our sincere condolences. May God’s love console you during this difficult time and always.

Wanda J. Bauer

Mark & Karen - Jul 21, 2011

Very sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for you today and always. I’m glad I had a chance to share in the some of the mirth and magic of Walt and Rita.

Linda Bolton - Jul 20, 2011

Jeff & Sandy,

Donny and I are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts are with you and the girls. Let us know if there is anything we can do.

Donny & Linda Bolton

Jim and Mary Lynn Byrne - Jul 20, 2011

Rita was such a wonderful person which was shown each time we were with her. She always had a positive attitude and spoke highly of her family. Stay strong through your difficult times ahead. We are very sorry for your loss.
Jim and Mary Lynn Byrne