Rita T. Landis, 71, former Phoenix, NY resident, died at Van Duyn Home and Hospital, Town of Onondaga, on Sunday February 27, 2011.
Born in Shamokin, PA, to her late parents, Adam and Anna (Wilk) Janaskie on January 3, 1940. Rita graduated the 8th grad at St. Stephen’s Catholic School, and the St. Edwards High School. She was a cashier for Hills Dept. Store in N. Syracuse. Pre deceased by her husband, Bruce M. Landis on Oct. 18, 1989.
Surviving are her daughters, Theresa Murdie and Anndrea Jarmon; sons, Thomas Landis, Bruce Landis, and Patrick Landis; a sister, Alma Tabor; seven grandchildren, Alicia, Brandon, Troy, Christina, Jamie, Michaela, and Michael; nieces, nephews, cousins.
Calling hours are Thursday March 3, from 7 to 9 pm at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Catholic mass on Friday March 4, at 9:30 am in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev. Philip Brochmyre officiating. Spring burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY.