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Rita Harper passed away suddenly at her home on Monday, March 18, 2002. Beloved wife of the late Gerry Harper. Loving mother of Gail Ward (Sonny), Karen Armstrong (Jim) and the late Lyle Harper. Dear grandmother of Debbie and Robbie Ward, Gerry and Lyle Armstrong. Sister of Burneth Breyette and the late Dorothy Coneybeare. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home on Friday, March 22, 2002 from 11 am until time of funeral service in the chapel at 1 pm Mrs. Mary Alice Policicchio officiating. Interment at West Korah Cemetery. Memorial contributions to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.