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Rita Elizabeth Sills

September 20, 1921 October 8, 2018
Rita Elizabeth Sills
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Obituary for Rita Elizabeth Sills

Cumberland, MD – Rita Elizabeth Sills, 97, of Cumberland, MD, passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 at The Lions Center for Rehabilitation and Extended Care. 

Born September 20, 1921 in Cumberland, MD, Mrs. Sills was the daughter of the late Henry Sabastian Grabenstein and Clara Elizabeth (Ruppert) Grabenstein. She was also preceded in death by her husband: Harold Sills; and a son:  Richard Sills; as well as two brothers:  Anthony “Bud” and Robert Grabenstein; and three sisters:  Helena Grabenstein, Angela Mock, and Mary Llewellyn. 

A homemaker, Rita was a member of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish. She was also a member of the Ladies Elks Lodge #63 and the Ladies Shriners. 

Rita is survived by her son: Robert Sills and wife Genie, Cumberland, MD; her daughter: Rebecca Kakabar and husband James, Salix, PA; two sisters:  Rosalie Robey, Cumberland, MD; and Regina Niland, Woodbridge, VA; seven grandchildren: Bryin Sills, Hollidaysburg, PA; Karyn Ott and husband, Brian, Freeland, MD; R. Timothy Kakabar and wife, Carole, Salix, PA; Thomas “TJ” Kakabar and wife, Jean, Sidman, PA; D. Scott Kakabar and wife Kristine, Easton, MD; Logan Files and husband, Brett, Ft. Ashby, WV; and Josh Sills, Frederick, MD; as well as eight great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Grabenstein, Cumberland, MD. 

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. 

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. with Deacon David Conley officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. 

Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park. 

A special thanks to the Lions Center and staff for all of their care and concern for mom over the years. The family requests that memorial be made to the activities department at the Lions Center,  901 Seton Drive, Cumberland, MD, 21502.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

10

Oct

6:00 PM 10/10/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/10/2018 8:00:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

Adams Family Funeral Home
404 Decatur Street Cumberland 21502 MD
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

11

Oct

1:00 PM 10/11/2018 1:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 10/11/2018 1:00:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Adams Family Funeral Home
404 Decatur Street Cumberland 21502 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Memorial Park Final Resting Place

13800 Bedford Road, NE
Cumberland, MD 21502

13800 Bedford Road, NE Cumberland 21502 MD
United States
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