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STRAIGHT, Rita Ursula

Passed away peacefully at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Thursday, January 24, 2013 following a long and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 64.  Loving mother of Melissa Straight-Corriveau (Justin), and Tyler Straight (Carey LeClair).  Beloved sister of Brigitte Koch, Alfred Koch (Marie) and Marie Avery (Rick).  Daughter of the late Maria and Gert Koch (Ursula).  Rita will also be sadly missed by friends and co-workers from Norah Love Daycare Centre in Sioux Lookout and all of her close friends in Dryden and surrounding areas. Rita will always be remembered for her strength, courage and selflessness.  She was very hardworking with a passion for nature, photography and her pets.  Through her honourable friendships and compassion towards others she will always be remembered.  A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3 pm at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.  Memorial contributions to ARCH or the Canadian Cancer Society  would be greatly appreciated.  Expressions of sympathy may be offered at