Rita B. Goucher,
94, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Holiday. She was the wife of the late Joseph N. Goucher.
Born in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late George E. Burke, Sr. and Josephine Emily (Happenny) Burke.
Mrs. Goucher had been employed as a medical claims examiner for the State of Rhode Island for many years. While working and raising her family she continued her education and was a graduate of Catholic University Class of 1970.
Survivors are her sons, Michael R. Goucher and his wife Mary of New York City, Christopher D. Goucher and his wife Pamela of Maine and George B. Goucher of Lincoln; her grandsons Eben, Nathan and Drew Goucher; her sister Margaret Doris of Cumberland and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Catherine, George, Elizabeth, Delores and Aileen.
A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be celebrated on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:00 am in St. Jude Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln, RI. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. Visiting hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.
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