Passed away April 10th, 2018 from Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 94 years. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories her son, George Will (Barb); daughters, Ivy (Wade), Philomena (Abe), Cornelia (James); grandchildren Jamie (Kaye), Justin, Dwayne (Janice), Cammy, Joanne (Floyd), Jaylynn (Brandon), Tonya (Mark), Trudy (Jamie), Tara Lynn (Billy); great-grandchildren, Jemma, Alex, Hannah, Hailey, Jamie Lee, Jorden, Bailey, James, Ryder, Madi, Kate, Luke, Nate; brother George Will White; sister Virtue Parrill (Douglas); brother-in-law Wilga White, as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Rita was predeceased by her husband, Elias Coles; parents William and Rhoda White; great-grandchild, Ryan Coles; and siblings, Gertie White, Eldred White (Dora), and Anthony White (Cinderella). Visitation was held from St. Thomas’ Anglican Church in Sandy Cove from where the funeral was held on April 13th, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jennifer Renouf officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.