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Rita A. (Blanc) Banet

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Rita A. (Blanc) Banet, 62, passed away on April 30, 2012. Rita was a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church in Floyds Knobs. Rita was a wonderful tribute to being a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

She was born on Feb. 26, 1950, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, to the late Osire A. and Ruth E. (Witchey) Blanc. She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Martha Long and Loretta Patch; and stepmother, Mary Blanc.

Rita is survived by her devoted husband of 40 years, Michael A. Banet; children, Jeffrey Banet (Angie) of Floyds Knobs, Monica Bottorff (Greg) of New Albany, Christopher Banet (Nicole) of Nashville, Tennessee, and Kevin Banet (fiancee, Ting Ting) of Humen, China; sister, Mary Janke of San Diego, California; grandchildren, Nolan, Luke, Mallory, Abbigail, Reese, and Lincoln; many relatives and friends, including those in Colorado, all of whom will miss her dearly.

Her visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012, and 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Chapel (old church) with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (982 Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY 40217) website: http://www.hdsa.org. To leave a special message for the family, please visit http://www.newcomerindiana.com.

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