Rita Marie Cioffi

February 7, 1930March 29, 2021

On Monday, March 29, Rita Marie Cioffi (nee, Valentine) passed away in Stuart, FL at the age of 91.

Rita was born in the Bronx, NY on February 7, 1930 to Anthony and Constance (Casale) Valentine. A homemaker most of her life, she was the devoted wife of Carl whom she married on June 18, 1950. Together, they raised 3 sons and 2 daughters in the Bronx, New Rochelle, NY and Rockland County, NY where they settled. With Carl’s retirement in 1995, they moved to Stuart.

Rita is predeceased by her husband, Carl, and her son, Thomas. She is survived by her children, Janet Madrigal, Catherine Plate (David), Michael Cioffi (Maura) and Christopher Cioffi, 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren.

A family graveside service will take place at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, FL where she’ll rest beside Carl.

Memorial donations can be made by mail to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997 or on-line at


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