August 13, 1931 – November 21, 2019
Margarita Zaytseva – of Roslindale, entered into rest on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the age of 88. Beloved wife of the late Veniamin Zaytsev. Devoted mother of Anatoliy Zaytsev and Larissa Engleman. Cherished grandmother of Jane, Ilya, and Alex. Treasured great-grandmother of Tayler, Avery, Owen, and Nora. Loving sister of the late Alexander Droznin. Dear daughter of the late Boris and Anna (Volovick) Droznin.
Rita was born in Noginsk, Russia and grew up being an avid reader. She graduated from Moscow State University and went on to become a teacher of Russian Language and Literature. Rita taught middle and high school for many years. Her students continued to contact and visit her for many years after their graduation. She loved music, photography, literature, and nature. She cherished her time with family and friends. She carried herself with gentle warmth and refined composure. She will be dearly missed. A funeral service for Rita will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 9:00AM at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, MA 01970. Interment will follow at Ahavath Achim Anshe Sfard Cemetery, 89 Lake Shore Road, Lynn, MA 01904.
Shiva will be held at the home of Anatoliy and Olga Zaytsev following interment.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to Hadassah via www.hadassah.org.
- Chapel Funeral Service Sunday, November 24, 2019
- Interment Sunday, November 24, 2019