Rita Roseann (Hanna) Carter, 61 years, of Sherwood, Ohio passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Brookview Healthcare Center, Defiance. Rita was born January 31, 1959 in Hicksville, Ohio, the daughter of late Eugene A. and Martha (Fackler) Hanna. She was a 1979 graduate of Napoleon High School. Rita married Ron E. Carter on October 10, 2018 in Paulding, Ohio and he survives. She worked at CRSI as a care giver and previously was a cook at The Laurels of Defiance and a general laborer at E.A. Hanna Construction. Rita was a member of Riverside Christian, Antwerp. She had a love for animals and would do anything to help someone. In her free time, Rita enjoyed reading, knitting, and crafting.
Surviving is her husband, Ron E. Carter of Sherwood; chosen children, Annetta (Tyson) Belding; chosen granddaughter, Trinity Belding; five stepchildren, David E. Carter, Daniel L. Carter, Anna (Bill) Eckart, April Cendes, and Terry A. (Lisa) Carter; sister, Theresa K. Hanna. Rita was preceded in death by her parents; twin infant children, Eugene Jackson Hanna and Martha Phanny Hanna; sister, Martha-Gene Hanna.
Due to the pandemic, there will be no visitation or services for Rita R. Carter. The family will be holding a memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are in care of Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm Street, Sherwood.
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