Rita Frances Warren, 63, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in Virginia Beach.
Rita was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late John and Rosalie Jackson. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jessica Sciandra.
Rita was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She prioritized her life based on her family’s needs. While Paul was serving in the U.S. Navy, Rita held down the fort on the homefront. She loved to garden and plant flowers and most of all, spend time with her many grandchildren.
Rita is survived by her loving husband, Paul Warren; children, Paula Schalberg, Kimberly Risk and Gregory Warren; grandchildren, Tyler Lehm, Isabella Sciandra, Michael Ticknor, Matthew Warren, Rileigh Warren, Jaxsen Warren, Hailey Risk, Ashton Risk, Aiden Schalberg, Charles Schalberg and Samuel Schalberg; brothers, Steve and Wayne Jackson; sister, Rosalie Green; and lastly, her beloved Bear-Bear.
A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home with a visitation one hour prior to services.
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