Rita Violet Maunder
1923 - 2023
Rita Violet Maunder
Visitation Information
No visitation by request
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday May 18, 2023
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Nashwaaksis United Church
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 18, 2023
Burial Location
Rural Cemetery Extension
Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society
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It is with great sadness, that the family of Rita Violet Maunder announces her death at the Veteran’s Health Unit, on May 10th,2023 at the age of 99. Born in Brighton, England, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Maud (Ayling) Scrase and wife of the late Robert Edmund Maunder.

Rita will be lovingly remembered by her son Stephen Maunder (Wilma) of Douglas, daughter Doreen Maunder of Fredericton, sister-in-law Edith Coates of Riverview, son-in-law Allan Gillmor of St Stephen; 8 grandchildren, Gillian, Mark (Jenna), Monica (John), Christina, Charlotte (Guillaume), Justin (Samantha), Denica (Kyle) & Brandon (Brittany), (Howie); 20 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Rita was predeceased by her daughter Susan Gillmor, son Tony Maunder; grandchildren Gregory and Anna; great-grandchild Charles and sister Lilly.

Rita was a member of the United Church Women’s League, Fredericton War Brides Association, the Ladies Auxiliary Branch #4, and a veteran of the British Air Force.  She loved knitting, reading and she absolutely adored all her many grandchildren. 

No visitation by request.  A funeral service will be held at the Nashwaaksis United Church on Thursday, May 18th at 2pm, with the internment to follow immediately afterward at the Fredericton Rural Cemetery Extension.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Society.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and entire staff at the Veteran’s Health Unit.   



Online condolences or sharing of memories can be made at www.bishopsfuneralhome.com

Rita Violet Maunder