Rita Falk Tipton
August 27, 1954 – March 5, 2018
Rita, 63, passed away on March 5, 2018, at home with her family by her side. She was born and raised in El Paso, TX, spent seven years in Boston, MA, and lived the latter half of her life in Houston, TX. She is preceded in death by her mother, Nannette Daugherty Falk, older brother Byron Aaron Falk III (Matthew), and love of her life Curtis Neal Jennings. She is survived by her older sister, Nerine Ann Falk, daughter, Madeleine Grace Pierson and her wife, Misty Marie Pierson.
Rita spent 43 years working in banking and finance, where she was able to shine as a leader, mentor, and friend to so many. She began her career in 1972 at El Paso Federal Savings and Loan as an Office Manager, and worked her way up to a Branch Manger. After she left El Paso, she worked as a Supervisory Agent and Director of Regulatory Affairs at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. In Houston, Rita worked as a Branch and District Manager, Compliance Officer, and Sales Coach for numerous banks, before becoming an independent contractor and consultant. Her countless career accomplishments are too great to list, but those who worked alongside her are no strangers to her success. After retirement in 2015, Rita enjoyed traveling and spending time with those closest to her. Her compassion, honesty, and unwavering integrity will never be overwritten.
A Memorial Service will be held at American Heritage Funeral Home located at 10710 Veterans Memorial Dr in Houston, TX 77038 on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The service will begin at 1:00 P.M., with food and refreshment's provided at 2:00 PM. All of Rita's friends and colleagues are invited to attend.
- Funeral Service Saturday, March 17, 2018
Rita Falk Tipton
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March 8, 2018
Our love and prayers are with you. Your mom was a very special lady and we're so sorry for your loss. Uncle Paul, Aunt Dawn, Sean and Brian
March 8, 2018
To a wonderful sweet lady I got the privilege of meeting on a cruise. Happy and full of life, will always remember her smile and all the funny Facebook posts aby us crazy coffee drinkers.. fly high my cruise friend..
March 7, 2018
I have so many great memories and stories about Rita. She was so kind hearted and a true friend to me. She was always there for me with anything I need or don’t need. She gave me some great advice and make me a better Leader in my job and always tell me to be strong and confidence in everything that I do. I can shared one funny story We went to lunch at Chili ‘s one days as we often do. When we were leaving the restaurant before we go back to work. She always need a cigarette, so as we were sitting outside she got the cigarette out of her purse and then I see her pull out this BIG lighter that most people use to light the BBQ pit with. We laughed so hard our stocmach hurt and tears came out of both of our eyes. I asked what the hell is she doing with that big lighter. She told me she ran out of the small one and that was the only thing she can grab getting out of the house that morning. The next time I saw her I gave her a dozen of lighters.