Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapels at Mount Nebo (Kendall) & Mount Nebo/Kendall Memorial Gardens
5900 SW 77th Ave, Miami, FL
March 15, 1926 – June 15, 2020
Rita Marcus was born on March 15, 1926 in Baltimore, MD, and died peacefully Monday, June 15, 2020 in Miami, FL.
Rita first came to Coral Gables in 1945 to attend the University of Miami, where she met her husband Robert “Bob” Marcus. They were married for 64 years until his passing in 2011. Rita and Bob traveled the world throughout their lives. She was a classy, worldly, sophisticated woman, who loved life and always enjoyed entertaining friends and family in her home. She was an avid reader, and she played golf alongside her husband for many years. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and a friend to all who knew her.
Rita is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and Marty Genauer; granddaughter, Stefanie Genauer; her brother, Henry Landy; her sister-in-law, Leila Marcus; and many nieces and nephews.
Rita’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her caregivers, Betty, Dianelis, and Norma for taking such wonderful care of her in her final years.
A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Mount Nebo Kendall Memorial Gardens, 5900 SW 77th Ave, Miami, FL 33143