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Rita A. (Masiado) Takacs

September 29, 1930 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 90)



Rita Ann Takacs, 90, of Beaufort, South Carolina, formerly of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, September 29, 1930, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Ball) Masiado.  She departed this life, Sunday, September 5, 2021, at The Retreat at Lady’s Island Assisted Living Facility in Beaufort, South Carolina.

Rita was a 1949 Liberty High School graduate in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

On December 1, 1951, she was united in marriage to Gene J. “Jeep” Takacs in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  He preceded her in death on December 25, 2018.

Rita was a life-long homemaker, dedicated to her husband and their three children.  She was a member of the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.  She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and crafting.  She most enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Rita was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Joseph Masiado; and two sons, Robert and David.

Rita is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Trish Takacs of Beaufort, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Emily (and Jimmy) Day of Olathe, Kansas, Molly Takacs of Beaufort, South Carolina, and Gracie Takacs of Overland Park, Kansas; five great grandchildren, Liam, Dawson, Jameson, Jaxon, and Mia; a niece, Geraldine (Snooks) Tocchini of Easton, Pennsylvania; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

Mass of Christian burial was held Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the St. Bridget Catholic Church in Pleasant Hill, Missouri.  Father Curt Vogel officiated.  

Graveside services and inurnment were in the  Pleasant View Cemetery, Shawnee, Kansas.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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October 2, 2021

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Bridget Catholic Church (Pleasant Hill, Missouri)

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